On Thursday the Seattle Mariners unveiled $29.8 million in capital improvements to their 20-year-old ballpark — now known as T-Mobile Park. Read more here.
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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.
For the first time in franchise history, the Seattle Mariners have been awarded Major League Baseball’s “Green Glove Award” in recognition of their recycling efforts at Safeco Field in 2017. 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.
Friday is the third annual Beard Hat Night at Safeco Field, home of the Seattle Mariners. The first 20,000 fans who arrive for the Seattle Mariners’ 7:10 p.m. matchup with the Texas Rangers will receive this year’s fashionable ski cap/faux facial hair head/facegear. Read more here.
The city of Pulaski (VA) voted Tuesday night to sell antiquated Calfee Park to Shelor Motor Mile — a car dealership owned by David Hagan. The Rookie-level Pulaski Mariners (Appalachian League) will not be returning in 2015. Hagan plans to renovate the park and is currently negotiating to bring in Continue reading
The Seattle Mariners are bringing back Brewery Night at the ballpark on Friday, July 11, at the Outside Corner from 5:10-7:10 p.m. The pre-game event will feature four local brewers. Read more 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.
Thursday was Sriracha Night at Safeco Field, home of the Seattle Mariners. Sriracha is the popular red hot sauce with the rooster on the bottle. Fans could buy a $25 package that got them a first-level ticket to the game, a Mariners Sriracha T-shirt and one of three menu items: a Sriracha cream cheese hot dog, a Sriracha garlic fries or a Sriracha milkshake. Read more and view gallery of team’s best promos 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.
Eric and Wendy Pastore from DigitalBallparks.com visit Peoria Sports Complex, the spring-training home of the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners. Read more and view photos 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
PRESS RELEASE – Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager Jack Zduriencik announced today the extension of the Player Development Contract with the Jackson Generals, their Double-A affiliate, the High Desert Mavericks, their Single-A Advanced affiliate, the Clinton LumberKings, their Single-A affiliate and Rookie Pulaski. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Everett AquaSox and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a two-year extension to the Player Development Contract, binding the team’s affiliation through the 2014 season. The agreement was finalized Wednesday afternoon. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – On Sunday, June 26th the Everett AquaSox will be wearing special edition, Mariners-inspired retro jerseys as the team celebrates Mariners Day. Continue reading
Baseball Road Trip visits the Peoria Sports Complex (Peoria, AZ), the spring home for the Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres. Read review and view photos here.
Ken Wilson, president of the summer collegiate West Coast League, will be doing a little MLB moonlighting during the 2011 baseball season. While Wilson will be spending much of his time attending WCL games and handling league business, he will also be broadcasting games for the Seattle Mariners, as part of the club’s broadcast rotation Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Everett AquaSox and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a two-year extension to the Player Development Contract, binding the team’s affiliation through the 2012 season. The agreement was finalized Wednesday afternoon. Continue reading
Pay attention at the ballpark, folks! A fan in the stands caught a ground rule double in the face while yakking away on his cell phone during Tuesday night’s Mariners-Yankees game. Watch video clip here. If only Marsha Brady would have been talking on her cell phone when she took a football to the honker, maybe we would have learned this valuable lesson four decades ago.
Thanks to an increase in the number of wins and the return of Ken Griffey, Jr., the Seattle Mariners generated a $3.5 million profit during the fiscal year ending Oct. 31, 2009. The Mariners lost $4.5 million in 2008. Read more here.
Digital Ballparks visits Safeco Field, the home of the Seattle Mariners. View visit here.