New Files on New Files this week Werner, August Hansen (1893-1980) Leif Erikson statue is unveiled at Shilshole Marina in Seattle on June 17, 1962. Ken Griffey Jr., best player in Seattle Mariners history, is overwhelmingly voted into Baseball Hall of Fame on January 6, 2016. Major Ensley Llewellyn of Tacoma publishes the first edition of the World War II <em>Stars and Stripes</em> newspaper on April 18, 1942.