Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 7/18/13
It’s the All-Star Break and while the Seattle Mariners sit 9 games below .500, I think anyone closely observing can see this is not the same Mariners team we have seen the last few seasons.  There is a lot to be happy about among the new faces—Franklin, Miller, and Zunino—and some of the older faces are finally showing promise.  The oldest face is the most entertaining of them all right now.  On a different note though, today I would like to bring you a fun list of the current Mariners batting songs. My favorite ex-Mariners walk up songs has to belong to Randy Winn and Russell Branyan.  Winn would step up to the plate to the opening instrumental of Gangster Nation by West Side Connection, and I always liked when I would hear the “Na na, na na, naaa-na…” and that classic 2000’s rap instrumental—it was awesome.  Branyan came up to a country song, which I normally wouldn’t go for, but I loved the part of the Brooks and Dunn song that played: “Slick pickup trucks, Big timin’ in smal
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