1997 Mariners

 

All Star(s): DH – Edgar Martinez, SP – Randy Johnson, OF – Ken Griffey Jr., SS – Alex Rodriguez

Season Roundup: The Mariners won the AL West with a 90-72 record. They were  eliminated in the Divisional Round in a best of 5 by the Baltimore Orioles in 4 games.

  • June 24: Randy Johnson set an AL record for a left-hander striking out 19 against the Oakland A’s. On August 28th he would do it again against the Chicago White Sox.
  • Ken Griffey Jr. would win the leagues Most Valuable Player (MVP)

What they Wore: There were 2 patches worn for the mariners that were unique to this year. On the left sleeve is the Mariners 20th anniversary patch and on the right side is the Jackie Robinson patch that was worn by every MLB team in the league. There was no change in design for the Home and Road Jersey, other than the patches worn for this year. Other Jerseys worn in the regular season games are the home white vests and the Navy Blue  Mesh Batting Practice jerseys that were also worn on occasion.

Home

Summary: On the left sleeve the Mariners wore their 20th Anniversary Patch and on the Right Sleeve they wore the Jackie Robinson 50th Anniversary Patch. There were no other major changes from last year.

Full Description: The Home Jersey, manufactured by Russell Athletic, is a White double knit Poly with Navy Braid Piping lined down both sides of the front placket. The Mariners 20th Anniversary Patch is found on the left sleeve and the Jackie Robinson 50th is on the right. The Crest, which is triple-sewn-on blue-teal-silver, is scripted in all CAPS “MARINERS” horizontally and arched across the chest with a compass rose that is nestled tightly above the “Mariners” M. The compass is outlined in White. The numbers and letters on the back are constructed with double-sewn-on tackle twill Navy with Teal outline.

Road

Summary: On the left sleeve the Mariners wore their 20th Anniversary Patch and on the Right Sleeve they wore the Jackie Robinson 50th Anniversary Patch. There were no other major changes from last year.

Full Description: The Road Jersey, manufactured by Russell Athletic, is a Grey double knit Poly with Navy Braided Piping lined down both sides of the front placket and around the backside of the collar. The Mariners 20th Anniversary Patch is found on the left sleeve and the Jackie Robinson 50th is on the right. The Crest, is scripted “Seattle” in all CAPS horizontally and arched across the chest and is triple-sewn-on Blue-Teal-White. The numbers and letters on the back are constructed with double-sewn-on tackle twill Navy with Teal outline.

Alternate: Sleeveless

Summary: This Jersey is sleeveless and the Russell Athletic “R” word-mark is on the on found on the backside of the Jersey near the neckline. All other aspects of this jersey are identical to the home white.

Full Description: The sleeveless home Jersey, manufactured by Russell Athletic, is a White double knit Poly with Navy Braid Piping lined down both sides of the front placket. The Russell Athletic word mark is on the backside yoke between the piping and the neckline. The Crest, which is triple-sewn-on blue-teal-silver, is scripted in all CAPS “MARINERS” horizontally and arched across the chest with a compass rose that is nestled tightly above the “Mariners” M. The compass is outlined in White. The numbers and letters on the back are constructed with double-sewn-on tackle twill Navy with Teal outline.

Alternate: Batting Practice Jersey

Summary: The Mariners wore their BP Jersey by Majestic as a Navy Alternate in during the regular Season.

Patches

Left Sleeve: Mariners 20th Anniversary
Right Sleeve: Jackie Robinson 50th Anniversary Patch

Jock Tag

1997 Mariners Jersey Attributes

AttributesHomeRoadAlternate SleevelessAlternate BP Jersey
StyleSet in Sleeve Construction; No collar. Full button up.Set in Sleeve Construction; No collar. Full button up.Sleeveless; No collar. Full button up.Set in Sleeve Construction; No collar. Full button up.
Primary ColorWhiteGreyWhiteNavy
MaterialDouble Knit PolyDouble Knit PolyDouble Knit PolyPoly Mesh
Piping ColorNavy BlueNavy BlueNavy BlueNone
Left Sleeve PatchMariners 20th AnniversaryMariners 20th AnniversaryNoneMariners Logo Patch
Right Sleeve PatchJackie Robinson 50th AnniversaryJackie Robinson 50th AnniversaryNoneNone
Crest"MARINERS" Vertical Arch; triple-sewn-on Navy-Teal-Silver tackle twill"SEATTLE" Vertical Arch; triple-sewn-on Navy-Teal-White tackle twill "MARINERS" Vertical Arch; triple-sewn-on Navy-Teal-Silver tackle twill"MARINERS" Vertical Arch; triple-sewn-on Silver-Navy-Teal tackle twill
NumbersSans-serif block, double-sewn-on Navy and Teal with Teal embroidery on the trimSans-serif block, double-sewn-on Navy and Teal with Teal embroidery on the trimSans-serif block, double-sewn-on Navy and Teal with Teal embroidery on the trimSans-serif block, double-sewn-on Silver and Teal with Teal embroidery on the trim
Name On BackPlain Block; Double-sewn-on Blue and TealPlain Block; Double-sewn-on Blue and TealPlain Block; Double-sewn-on Blue and TealPlain Block; Double-sewn-on Silver and Teal
ApplicationSewn on NameplateSewn on NameplateSewn on NameplateSewn on Jersey
ManufacturerRussell AthleticRussell AthleticRussell AthleticMajestic
Wordmark LocationRight SleeveRight SleeveBackside Yoke above piping"Majestic" on Right Sleeve
Jock Tag LocationLower LeftLower LeftLower LeftLower Left
Tagging Erac. 1996-99c. 1996-99c. 1996-99c. 1997

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