Found May 13, 2013 on Oregon Sports News:
10. John Olerud Despite spending just over four seasons with Seattle Mariners, Olerud became an instant fan-favorite with his friendly personality and even-keel mentality on the field. He hit over .300 twice for the M’s while taking home three gold gloves and appearing in the 2001 all-star game that featured eight Mariners. 9. Dan Wilson The trusty backstop gets on the list by virtue of his 12-year tenure with the Mariners. Wilson’s best season offensively came in 1996 when he hit .285 with 18 home runs and 83 RBI and made his sole all-star game appearance. Wilson was brilliant behind the plate, posting a career fielding percentage of .995, the sixth-best in major league history. 8. Jay Buhner “Bone” came to Seattle in 1988 from the Yankees and never left. The brawny right-fielder crushed 40 home runs in three consecutive seasons in the mid-90s and was in the thick of the monstrous lineup that featured a young Alex Rodriguez and Ken Griffey Jr. in his prime. ...
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