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The “Kid” who helped made baseball cool, the All-Star center fielder who helped keep baseball in Seattle, the Hall of Famer who has a statue of his oft-imitated swing in front of T-Mobile Park will now be something more than an icon and special consultant to the franchise he made recognizable.
The “Kid” who helped made baseball cool, the All-Star center fielder who helped keep baseball in Seattle, the Hall of Famer who has a statue of his oft-imitated swing in front of T-Mobile Park will now be something more than an icon and special consultant to the franchise he made recognizable.
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Commentary: After awakening fan base during playoff chase, Mariners have reason to ‘Believe Big’ this offseason

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 6, 2021

The Seattle Mariners co-opted the Ted Lasso meme “Believe” as their slogan for the stretch drive, and rode it all the way to Game 162. The M’s really did follow the television show’s script to the letter. Remember, AFC Richmond — Lasso’s fictional team — also fell agonizingly short of its goal, losing the season’s final game to Manchester City to ensure relegation out of the Premier League.
Sports >  Seattle Mariners

Mariners can’t find their usual late-inning magic as playoff hopes take a big hit

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 1, 2021

The frustration couldn’t be hidden from their faces. The disappointment could be felt with every tossed bat and spiked helmet in disgust. The belief that they would come back had a time limit. And with every wasted opportunity, the anxiety grew threefold in the stands packed full with fans waiting to explode for just one big hit, one game-changing moment and that memorable and much-needed victory.