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1985 Seattle Mariners season

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Owner(s)  George Argyros
Manager(s)  Chuck Cottier
General manager(s)  Hal Keller
Local television  KSTW-TV 11
Local radio  KIRO 710 AM (Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Nelson Briles)

The Seattle Mariners 1985 season was their ninth since the franchise creation, and ended the season finishing 6th in the American League West, finishing with a record of 74-88.

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Regular season

  • July 9, 1985: In a game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Mariners at Seattle, Jays catcher Buck Martinez executed a double play by tagging out two runners at home plate. In the third inning, Phil Bradley was on second when Gorman Thomas singled. Bradley was tagged out at home, on a throw from Jesse Barfield to Buck Martinez. There was a collision between Bradley and Martinez; Martinez broke his ankle. Martinez was sitting on the ground in agony and threw the ball to third base in an attempt to tag out Gorman Thomas. The throw went into left field and Thomas ran towards home plate. Toronto left fielder George Bell threw the ball back to Martinez. He was still seated on the ground in pain but was able to tag Gorman Thomas for the out. Martinez tagged out both runners at home plate.
  • Notable transactions

  • June 3, 1985: Mike Schooler was drafted by the Mariners in the 2nd round of the 1985 Major League Baseball Draft.
  • June 20, 1985: Mike Stanton was released by the Mariners.
  • Starters by position

    Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

    References

    1985 Seattle Mariners season Wikipedia


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