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Record: 90-72, Finished 1st in AL Western Division (1997 AL)

Managed by Lou Piniella

Coaches: Nardi Contreras, Lee Elia, John McLaren, Sam Mejias, Steve Smith and Matt Sinatro

Ballpark: Kingdome

[edit] History, Comments, Contributions

The 1997 Seattle Mariners set a new American League records for strikeouts when they recorded 1207 whiffs, topping the old mark of 1189 set by the 1967 Cleveland Indians. the main contributors to the record were Randy Johnson with 289 and Jeff Fassero with 189. Relievers Bobby Ayala, Ken Cloude and Scott Sanders all struck out over 8 batters per 9 innings.

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