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Shipwrecked: A Peoples' History of the Seattle Mariners
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u/rickjameshoward · 3 pointsr/Mariners

https://www.amazon.com/Shipwrecked-Peoples-History-Seattle-Mariners/dp/1935347187

Anybody read this? It's a pretty good read. Explains why the mariners have been mostly terrible for 40 years.

u/bejahu · 1 pointr/Mariners

It's worth doing some research on the high up guys Howard Lincoln and Chuck Armstrong and their lack of knowing anything about what it takes to run a successful baseball team. They're business men with no knowledge of the game.

A good summary of the history of the team and all of the highs and lows from players, wins, bad moves, good moves, good leadership and everything is the book Shipwrecked. The author, Jon Wells, is a longtime M's fan and writer for the magazine "Grand Salami" (the famous grand slam call from Dave Niehaus.

You can get it for pretty cheap online http://www.amazon.com/Shipwrecked-Peoples-History-Seattle-Mariners/dp/1935347187/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1374088787&sr=1-3&keywords=shipwrecked and I'm sure you can find it at Barnes and Noble for about the same.

I have been a big fan since 95, got a little fed up around 05 or so and took a break... but I'd consider myself a die hard since the 2009 season (had a bit to do with Griffey returning :P).

Also, welcome to the area! It's beautiful here and you'll never want to leave.