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The Seattle Mariners and Bellevue (WA)-based telecommunications giant T-Mobile announced a 25-year ballpark naming-rights partnership that will begin in January and run through December 2043. Per Forbes, the deal is worth $87.5 million. The former Safeco Field will now be known as T-Mobile Park. Read more here.
After a delay, a renegotiation, some public outcry and general local politics, the Washington State Major League Baseball Stadium Public Facilities District (PFD) Board and Seattle Mariners have reached a final agreement on a new 25-year ballpark lease for the venue formerly known as Safeco Field. With the lease finalized, the Mariners are expected to announce a stadium naming rights deal — rumored to be with T-Mobile — in the coming days. Read more here.
When the 2019 MLB regular season gets underway, the Seattle Mariners will be playing in a ballpark under a new name. While it has not been announced, Forbes is reporting that T-Mobile will be the new naming rights partner of the Mariners beginning next year. Read more here.
By a divided 5-4 vote, the Metropolitan King County Council gave final approval Monday to spend $135 million in taxpayer funds to fix wear and tear on 19-year-old Safeco Field. The Seattle Mariners have said the team would sign a long-term lease once the funding is approved, despite the amount being less than the $180 million the team wanted. Read more here.
The Metropolitan King County Council voted 5-4 Wednesday to approve $135 million in taxpayer funds for repairs at the Seattle Mariners ballpark, the second time the public will contribute significant money to help the MLB club. Read more here.
Pearl Jam’s official website accidentally leaked their 2018 North American shows on their website on Friday morning before removing the dates. Read more here.
The playing surface at Safeco Field is being completely replaced. The offseason project is the first replacement of the ballpark’s original surface, installed in the spring of 1999. Read more here.
Safeco Insurance and the Seattle Mariners jointly announced Tuesday that their 20-year ballpark naming rights deal will not be extended past 2018. The question now is, who will have their name on the ballpark next? Read more here.
The Seattle Mariners, in partnership with its concessionaire, Centerplate, recently added a stand run by local Mexican restaurant Poquitos that will serve toasted grasshoppers tossed in chili lime salt. Read more and see photo here.
In a series called “Ballpark Quirks,” Sports Illustrated takes a look at the distinctive features and oddities that make up each of MLB’s 30 parks. Up now: Safeco Field’s retractable (umbrella) roof. Read more and view photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – Alisia Anderson, who has extensive experience in meeting planning, convention sales and special events, has joined the Seattle Mariners as the Director of Ballpark Sales and Marketing for Safeco Field. Continue reading
No need to worry about your smartphone’s battery going dead during Seattle Mariners games, as the team has installed five wall-mounted charging stations at Safeco Field, each with 16 charging cords that fit a variety of mobile devices. Read more here.
The Seattle Mariners did a great job turning back the clock to 1909 on Saturday afternoon at Safeco Field in Seattle (WA), with the Mariners and Chicago Cubs sporting nifty throwback unis, the announcer providing the lineups with a bullhorn from behind home plate, and a President William H. Taft impersonator throwing out the first pitch. Read more and view photos here. View Facebook gallery here.
PRESS RELEASE – When fans come to Safeco Field next April, they will see a very different look in the left field corner. Changes to the outfield wall (announced in October) will result in the creation of an open air restaurant and a new gathering place for fans, both named for Seattle Mariners Hall of Famer Edgar Martinez. Continue reading