Out of Left Field: How the Mariners Made Baseball Fly in Seattle
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 SeattleUser 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 SeattleUser Review - Filth - Goodreads
a good enough read. loses points for the faulty premise of making baseball "fly in seattle" though. Read full review