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By Dale Anderson

The Boys of Summer


Last updated 7/23/2020 at 12:28pm

We are almost there. Baseball is back starting Thursday, for a 60-game shortened season. Some of us remember the strike shortened season of 1994 when there was no World Series. That was also the season that the Mariners got on a roll and everyone thought that they had what it takes to get their first shot at a playoff spot. But it was also the season when tiles started falling from the Kingdome ceiling, making it very dangerous to play there.

If the season would have continued after August 11, 1994, the Mariners would have had to play all of their remaining games on the road. As well as the...

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