Where’s coverage of M’s late-season success?

“My, oh, my! Get out the rye bread and mustard, Grandma;it’s Grand Salami time!”, as the venerable Dave Niehaus would say.

I know this is a surprise to most, certainly myself. but it’s almost October and the Mariners’ season is still relevant.

Meanwhile The Herald sports page relentlessly fills space with football coverage and treats the Mariners like second-class citizens.

Recent sports pages reported Seahawks waive ex-Marysville Pilchuck star Luton; who cares? And the Huskies Gordon Party? My opinion? Both of these stories should be given minimal space. The sports world is a “what have you done lately” type of arena and leading in with a story about some third-string quarterback being released by the Seahawks should have been in the space allocated in the minimal space provided for the Mariners.

Look, please; Mariner fans are enjoying a season that comes less often than a Blue Moon and I believe their recent success should be acknowledged and endorsed by our local sports section.

“I love baseball. You know it doesn’t have to mean anything, it’s just beautiful to watch.”

— Woody Allen

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