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Seattle Mariners play their first baseball game in Seattle on April 6, 1977.
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On April 6, 1977, the Seattle Mariners play their first baseball game in Seattle. They meet the California Angels in the Kingdome and lose 7-0.
Attendance in the Kingdome was 57,762. The Mariners' starting pitcher was David Sequi who was a member of the Seattle Pilots club in 1969. The first batter was Dave Collins and the first hit was by Jose Baez.
The Ms get their first run (Dave Baez) and their first win on April 8, 1977, with a score of 7-6 against the Angels. The Mariners end the year with a 64 and 98 record.
Tim Hevly, ed., Seattle Mariners 2001 Information Guide (Seattle: Seattle Mariners Baseball Club, 2001), 163, 209.
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