Edgar Martinez, Mariners Legend and Hitting Coach

Seattle Mariners' Edgar Martinez waves his cap as fireworks go off, while he is introduced at a post-game ceremony, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, in Seattle. They sure love Martinez in Seattle. On the eve of his final game in the majors, the Mariners' retiring designated hitter was honored with a lengthy postgame tribute Saturday night after Seattle's 10-4 loss to the Texas Rangers. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

NWSB Writer and Seattle Mariners Insider, Brian Scott, reflects on the career of Edgar Martinez and questions if those that can do, can also teach– Many might say that Edgar’s hiring in the midst of a disappointing season that had high expectations is nothing more than a publicity stunt designed to help alleviate falling ticket sales. I’ll grant you there’s likely some truth to that statement. Seeing Edgar in a Mariners dugout in wearing my number, and his number 11 again is worth the price of admission to me.

Cream of the Crop – 5 Best Seattle Mariners Draftees

If Ken Griffey Jr. was expendable, so are 99% of these guys

NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us another good read. He lists the Seattle Mariners top 5 draft picks in team history. We all know who number one is, Ken Griffey Jr., but do you remember Mark Langston or Tino Martinez? He does and they’re listed here!

Mariners History – Ranking The Best On First

Richie Sexson (2005-2008) M's 1st Baseman

In another installment of our Great Northwest sports moments Danny Ferguson weighs in with his take on the Seattle Mariners best first basemen thru the years.

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