SodoMojo’s Top-10 Most-Viewed Mariners Stories of 2014

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Dec 12, 2013; Settle, WA, USA; A Seattle Mariners fan watches an interview session with new Seattle Mariners second baseman

Robinson Cano

(not pictured) at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

10: Seattle Mariners FanFest Photo Gallery

Editor Dan Hughes kicks of the Top-10 list with his compilation of photos and memories he shared with his son at FanFest 2014.

With fans lining the warning track, young kids taking batting practice in the outfield, and fans toeing the rubber in the ‘Pen for a throwing session, everyone was in high hopes for 2014.

The Mariners had just signedRobinson Cano to a $240 million contract, Felix Hernandez was still King, and the young guys sprinkled throughout the roster looked poised to take a step forward.

Sodo Mojo’s photo gallery cracked top-10 in views, while the 2014 FanFest set records for the Seattle Mariners with the most ever fans in attendance.

FanFest epitomized the hopeful anticipation of the Seattle faithful, as the Seahawks just across the street had claimed their first ever Super Bowl victory.

I couldn’t attend FanFest this year, as I was spending the winter and spring studying abroad in Paris– what a shame, yea? But my dedication didn’t wane, just like all those fans at FanFest: I woke up at 4 am to watch Mariners opening day in my little apartment in the 10th arrondissement.

The Mariners were back, I thought hopefully. And as the season progressed, it was clear the M’s were finding their will to win.

And at number 9 on our top-10 Mariners stories in 2014, it’s a bold, aggressive, and wishful trade proposal by yours truly: