- October 29, 2019
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The Seattle Mariners’ 1995 period was the 19th at the history of the franchise. The team finished with a regular season record of 79–66 (.545) to acquire their first American League West title. They’d tied the California Angels for first place, and in the one-game tiebreaker, the Mariners defeated the Angels 9–1 to make the postseason for the first time in franchise history.
The Mariners defeated the New York Yankees from the best-of-five American League Division Series after losing the first two games, a series notable for Edgar Mart??nez’ 11th-inning double that clinched the series for the Mariners. At home, Seattle won the opener From the American League Championship Series but lost in six games into the Cleveland Indians.
Ken Griffey, Jr. suffered a severe wrist injury on May 26 while making a grab at the wall which could sideline him until mid August. The group would remain afloat at .500 nevertheless, and that they managed their historic late season comeback afterwards Junior returned.
The Mariners honored the West Coast Negro Baseball League Seattle Steelheads if they wore 1946 Steelheads uniforms on September 9, 1995. Kansas City Monarchs uniforms were worn by the Royals. The Mariners beat the Royals 6 to 2 in front of 39,157 fans at the Kingdome.Randy Johnson won the Cy Young Award. The award came at the conclusion of a banner. Johnson (18-2, 2.48 ERA, 294 strikeouts) narrowly missed getting the first AL Triple Crown pitcher (leading the league in wins, ERA, and strikeouts) because Detroit’s Hal Newhouser accomplished the feat in 1945.  His .900 winning percentage broke Ron Guidry’s 1978 record, and his strikeouts per nine innings ratio of 12.35 broke the record held by Nolan Ryan.
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