1995 Seattle Mariners season

1995 Seattle Mariners season

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The Seattle Mariners’ 1995 season was the 19th in the history of the franchise. The group finished with a regular season record of 79–66 (.545) to win their first American League West title. They had tied the California Angels for first place, and at the one-game tiebreaker, the Mariners defeated the Angels 9–1 to make the postseason for the first time in franchise history.
In the American League Division Series, the Mariners defeated the New York Yankees in the postseason after dropping the first two matches, a series noteworthy for Edgar Mart??nez’ that clinched the series for the Mariners. Seattle won the opener at home but lost to the Cleveland Indians in six games.
Normal season
Ken Griffey, Jr. suffered a serious wrist injury on May 26 while making a grab in the wall which would sideline him until mid August. The team would stay afloat at .500 nevertheless, and that they handled their historic season recovery against the California Angels afterwards Junior returned.
If they wore 1946 Steelheads uniforms on September 9, 1995, at home against the Kansas City 30, the Mariners admired the West Coast Negro Baseball League Seattle Steelheads. Kansas City Monarchs uniforms were worn by the Royals. The Mariners beat the Royals 6 to 2 in the front of 39,157 fans at the Kingdome.Randy Johnson won the Cy Young Award. The award came in the end of a banner. Johnson (18-2, 2.48 ERA, 294 strikeouts) narrowly missed becoming the first AL Triple Crown pitcher (leading the league in wins, ERA, and strikeouts) since Detroit’s Hal Newhouser achieved the feat in 1945. [9] His .900 winning percentage broke Ron Guidry’s 1978 record, along with his strikeouts per nine innings ratio of 12.35 broke the record held by Nolan Ryan.

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