1999 Seattle Mariners season
The Seattle Mariners' 1999 season was their 23rd since the franchise creation, and ended the season finishing 3rd in the American League West with a 79–83 (.488) record. In July, after 39 home games at the Kingdome, they moved into Safeco Field, and the Kingdome was demolished eight months later.
|1999 Seattle Mariners|
|Major League affiliations|
(represented by John Ellis)
|General manager(s)||Woody Woodward|
|Local television||KIRO-TV 7|
Fox Sports Northwest
|Local radio||KIRO 710 AM|
(Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs,
Ron Fairly, Dave Valle,
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- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 Farm system
- 5 References
- 6 External links
- July 15, 1999: Immediately after the All-Star break, the Mariners played their first game at Safeco Field, but lost to the San Diego Padres 3–2 with 44,607 in attendance. It was the first park in Major League history to host an interleague game on its inaugural day.
Record vs. opponentsEdit
1999 American League Records
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- April 27, 1999: Rafael Bournigal was purchased by the Mariners from the Texas Rangers.
- July 26, 1999: Butch Huskey was traded by the Mariners to the Boston Red Sox for Robert Ramsay.
- August 28, 1999: Mike Blowers was signed as a free agent by the Mariners.
- June 2, 1999: 1999 Major League Baseball Draft
|1999 Seattle Mariners|
Starters by positionEdit
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
- Paul Spoljaric page at Baseball Reference
- John Mabry page at Baseball Reference
- Kepner, Tyler (July 16, 1999). "Field of dreams; nightmare result". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). (Seattle Post-Intelligencer). p. 1C.
- Cour, Jim (July 16, 1999). "The dome is no longer Mariners home". Moscow-Pullman Daily News. (Idaho-Washington). Associated Press. p. 1B.
- Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.70, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
- Rafael Bournigal page at Baseball Reference
- Robert Ramsay page at Baseball Reference
- Mike Blowers page at Baseball Reference
- J. J. Putz page at Baseball Reference
- Rich Harden page at Baseball Reference
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007