OUT OF LEFT FIELD. How the Mariners Made Baseball Fly in Seattle

Seattle: Sasquash Books, (2003). First edition. Hardcover. Inscribed by the author on the title page. The story of how the Mariners went from the bottom to the top of Major League Baseball, and how Seattle shed some of its backwater instincts to become a city wiht a record-setting passion for the game. With the help of a Japanese billionaire, some Microsoft-made money, McCaw Cellular moxie, and political leverage that included the White House, the Mariners acquired a wealthy new ownership and a new manager, Lou Piniella, that gave the franchise credibility. National baseball icons such as Ken Griffey Jr., Randy Johnson, Alex Rodriguez, and Ichiro Suzuki helped take the team on a ride to the baseball heights rich in joy, disappointment, controversy, and success. 289 pages illustrated from photographs, with index. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Item #14454
ISBN: 1570613907

Price: $50.00

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