Category Archives: Seattle sports

One of these things is not like the other

Let me first say that I am a big fan of Fred Hutch. Both of my parents had cancer treatments at the Hutch and/or Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Data from my dad’s care was used in ongoing Hutch research.  Additionally, … Continue reading

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Mariners trades for 2015

As I started to think about what teams made the playoffs this year I started to think about players that had played for the Mariners this season and now were on playoff teams.  As I looked at all of the … Continue reading

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Justin Smoak is the home run hitter for Safeco Field

With all of the talk about moving in the fences at Safeco Field, something that I am opposed to, I went out to look for who are the players who hit home runs in Safeco Field.  I assumed outside of … Continue reading

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The new Showare Center in Kent

Last Friday I went to the grand opening of the Showare Center in Kent, WA.  Showare is a ticketing company like Ticketmaster.  The Showare Center is the new home for the Seattle Thunderbirds junior hockey team that for the last … Continue reading

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RIP Edward McMichael aka The Tuba guy

The news today out of Seattle was that Edward McMichael who I only new as the Tuba guy (and in the paper they refer to him at the Tuba Man) died in his hotel room days after being beating and … Continue reading

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Seattle Sounders FC!

About a week ago I blogged about how I wanted everyone to ditch the three available choices for the new MLS soccer team comming to Seattle and I also sent out an email to a bunch of people I knew.  … Continue reading

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Please vote to name the new MLS team in Seattle

The first professional sporting event in the old Kingdome in 1977 was not a Seahawks or Mariners game.  It was a Seattle Sounders soccer match.  While the North American Soccer League did not last past 1983 the Sounders name lived … Continue reading

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Goodbye Jesus Shuttlesworth

I remember just how bummed I was when the Sonics traded away Gray Payton and in return got Ray Allen in Feb 2003.  Payton had been a part of all of the playoff teams in the ’90s and Ray Allen … Continue reading

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M’s vs. Tigers (7/7)

Friday night I was at the M’s game when they played the Tigers (it was the Girl’s night out game and this year they got a blue visor). The Tigers are on a roll and I was worried about the M’s … Continue reading

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M’s vs. Angles

Well so much for being over .500 and making a run at the division… 7/3. Felix vs. the Angles Jered Weaver. Felix started out pitching well along with Weaver (5-0) but walks by Felix (8-8) started to score runs. The … Continue reading

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