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When a road series against the Seattle Mariners turned up on the Brewers schedule this year, I had an idea it was a bit of a novelty. It sure didn’t seem like the Brewers had played in Seattle in recent memory, but I had no idea how long it had been.
After doing a little research, I now have a pretty good idea – it turns out the Brewers have never played in Seattle as an NL team. As far as I can tell, they have played a couple of interleague series against the Mariners in the last decade, but only in Milwaukee. The last time the Brewers played in Seattle was in 1997, when they were still part of the AL Central. The 1997 Brewers were 5-6 overall against the Mariners, including two victories at the Kingdome.
Of the two wins, the more recent was a 5-3 victory on August 12, 1997, but the seemingly more interesting one was on May 3. On that Saturday, the Brewers put one on the Mariners, winning by a score of 17-4. If you look at the bo...