Aug 15, 2012; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez (34) celebrates the final out of a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
I cannot believe we are only three days away from Opening Day 2014. Ozzie Smith was right on the money when he said that Opening Day should be a holiday. This is the first year in a long time that I have not had to work on opening day and both my recliner and beer mugs will be getting a whole lot of attention.
There are so many things that I love about baseball season. The fresh cut grass, finely raked dirt in the infield, and the perfectly formed chalk lines heading up towards the corners of the outfield. The smell of dogs and burgers hitting the grill. The obnoxiously loud peanuts/cotton candy/ice-cold-beer vendors walking around the stadium.
Its days like this that make me feel like a kid again. It makes me remeniss about being a kid and pretending to be rounding the bases after blasting a home run in the Kingdome to win game 7 of the World Series.
Why must these last days go by so slow? A wise man once told me the only things you should ever fight in your life are time and gravity. Right now we are fighting the hands of time, counting down the days.. but what better way to pass time then take a look at a few of the greatest moments we have experienced as Mariners fans. The first four no hitters Seattle Mariners history.