1995 Seattle Mariners season

1995 Seattle Mariners season

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The Seattle Mariners’ 1995 period was the 19th in the franchise’s history. The team finished with a regular season record of 79–66 (.545) to acquire 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.
In the postseason, the Mariners defeated the New York Yankees in the best-of-five American League Division Series after dropping the first two matches, a series notable for Edgar Mart??nez’ that clinched the series for the Mariners. In the home, Seattle won the opener in the American League Championship Series but lost in six games.
Normal season
Ken Griffey, Jr. suffered a severe wrist injury on May 26 while making a catch at the wall that could sideline him until mid August. The team would remain afloat at .500 however, and that they managed their historic season recovery against the California 24, 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. The Royals wore Kansas City Monarchs uniforms. The Mariners beat the Royals 6 to two in front of 39,157 fans in 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 accomplished 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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