1999 Seattle Mariners season

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1999 Seattle Mariners
Major League affiliations
Other information
Owner(s) Hiroshi Yamauchi, represented by John Ellis
Manager(s) Lou Piniella
Local television KIRO-TV 7
Fox Sports Northwest
Local radio KIRO 710 AM(Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Ron Fairly, Dave Valle, Dave Henderson)
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The Seattle Mariners 1999 season was their 23rd since the franchise creation, and ended the season finishing 3rd in the American League West, finishing with a record of 79-83. In July, they moved into Safeco Field, replacing the Kingdome as their home. The Kingdome was demolished 8 months later.


Regular season[edit]

  • July 15, 1999: The Mariners played their first game at Safeco Field. The Mariners lost to the San Diego Padres by a score of 3 to 2. It was the first park in Major League History to host an interleague game on its inaugural day.[4]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB
Texas Rangers 95 67 .586 --
Oakland Athletics 87 75 .537 8
Seattle Mariners 79 83 .488 16
Anaheim Angels 70 92 .432 25

Notable transactions[edit]

Draft Picks[edit]

  • June 2, 1999: 1999 Major League Baseball Draft
    • J. J. Putz was drafted by the Mariners in the 6th round. Player signed June 17, 1999.[8]
    • Termel Sledge was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 8th round of the 1999 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 1999.
    • Rich Harden was drafted by the Mariners in the 38th round, but did not sign.[9]


1999 Seattle Mariners
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats[edit]


Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI


Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Robert Ramsay 6 18.1 0 2 6.38 11

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Ryan Franklin 6 0 0 0 4.76 6

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tacoma Rainiers Pacific Coast League Dave Myers
AA New Haven Ravens Eastern League Dan Rohn
A Lancaster Jethawks California League Darrin Garner
A Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Midwest League Steve Roadcap
Short-Season A Everett AquaSox Northwest League Terry Pollreisz
Rookie AZL Mariners Arizona League Gary Thurman



  1. ^ Paul Spoljaric page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/h/henrybu01.shtml
  3. ^ John Mabry page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.70, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  5. ^ Rafael Bournigal page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Robert Ramsay page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Mike Blowers page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ J. J. Putz page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Rich Harden page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]