Out of Left Field: How the Mariners Made Baseball Fly in Seattle

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Sasquatch Books, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 289 pages
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This colorful book chronicles the Seattle Mariners' rise from basement to penthouse in major league baseball and Seattle's transition from funky burg to a major city of baseball fanatics. It's all here--the lawsuits, the crazy confluence of sports and ego and civic destiny, and of course, superstars Ichiro, A-Rod, Randy Johnson, and Ken Griffey. Seattle sportswriter Art Thiel recounts the painful birth, awkward adolescence, and hard-won maturity of one of the most beloved teams in sports history.

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Review: Out of Left Field: How the Mariners Made Baseball Fly in Seattle

User Review  - Philip - Goodreads

A fun read for me, providing a lot of details of the mythology I had come to think I knew. Well researched, paced and constructed, it is a must for any Mariner's fan even if it only carries to ... Read full review

Review: Out of Left Field: How the Mariners Made Baseball Fly in Seattle

User Review  - Filth - Goodreads

a good enough read. loses points for the faulty premise of making baseball "fly in seattle" though. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Art Thiel is the longtime senior sportswriter for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. He lives on Vashon Island, WA.

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