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List Rules Please only rank the players based on their time with the Mariners

This is a list of the greatest Seattle Mariners players in team history. Formed in 1977 seven years after the Pilots bolted for Milwaukee, the Seattle Mariners suffered through a tough 15 years at its beginning before blossoming in the mid-90s. Those early Mariner teams didn't feature many good players, let alone players who would be considered great. In fact, those teams were so bad to the point where the Mariners didn't have their first winning season until 1991, 15 after the franchise first started.

But the franchise's fortunes changed when it drafted Ken Griffey Jr. with the first overall pick in 1987. "The Kid" made his big league debut with the Mariners at the beginning of the 1989 season. For the next 10 seasons, Griffey was one of the best players in the entire league. His outstanding fielding (he won 10 Gold Gloves in a row from 1990-1999) mix of speed and power made him one of most popular players ever. On the strength of Griffey's legs, the Mariners defeated the New York Yankees in Game 5 to win its first playoff series when he scored all the way from first base, and just beating the throw to home plate. Before he was traded to Cincinnati in 2000, Griffey had won an American League MVP Award (1997), was a 10-time All Star with the club and is considered one of the best players of all time.

After Griffey left, the team didn't miss a beat. Ichiro Suzuki stepped in and led the team to the most regular season wins (116) in Major League history in 2001. Ichiro won the MVP and Rookie of the Year award during that historic season. In addition to being considered one of the best Japanese players and best Seattle Mariners ever, Ichiro is also one of the greatest leadoff hitters in the history of the game.

This is a list of the Greatest Seattle Mariners of All Time. If you see someone who should be on this list, feel free to add him. Vote and rerank this list as you deem fit.
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308 33
Ken Griffey, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Ken Griffey, Jr. Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

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2
238 46
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Randy Johnson Starting pitcher, Pitcher

3
320 87
Ichiro Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Ichiro Suzuki Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

4
201 42
Edgar Martínez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Edgar Martínez Designated hitter, Third baseman

5
174 71
Félix Hernández is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Félix Hernández Starting pitcher, Pitcher

6
121 48
Jay Buhner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Jay Buhner Right fielder, Outfielder

7
106 32
Jamie Moyer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Jamie Moyer Starting pitcher, Pitcher

8
146 71
Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Alex Rodriguez Shortstop, Third baseman

9
71 35
Alvin Davis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Alvin Davis Designated hitter, First baseman

10
69 34
Harold Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
galenandrews added Harold Reynolds Second baseman

11
92 32
Robinson Canó is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Elise Hennigan added Robinson Canó Second baseman

12
58 31
Bret Boone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Bret Boone Second baseman

13
63 30
Omar Vizquel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Omar Vizquel Left fielder, Infielder, First baseman

14
54 22
John Olerud is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
galenandrews added John Olerud First baseman

15
62 27
Kyle Seager is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
galenandrews added Kyle Seager Infielder, Third baseman

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63 16
Nelson Cruz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Nelson Cruz Right fielder

17
53 26
Freddy García is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Freddy García Starting pitcher, Pitcher

18
65 32
Tino Martinez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Tino Martinez First baseman

19
49 27
Mark Langston is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Mark Langston Pitcher

20
55 21
Mike Cameron is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
galenandrews added Mike Cameron Outfielder, Center fielder

21
64 28
Hisashi Iwakuma is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
galenandrews added Hisashi Iwakuma Relief pitcher, Starting pitcher, Pitcher

22
64 32
Raúl Ibañez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Raúl Ibañez Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

23
51 43
Adrián Beltré is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Adrián Beltré Third baseman

24
45 25
Dan Wilson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
galenandrews added Dan Wilson Catcher

25
36 20
Dave Henderson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Dave Henderson Center fielder

26
42 23
Kazuhiro Sasaki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
galenandrews added Kazuhiro Sasaki Relief pitcher, Pitcher

27
31 19
Joey Cora is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
galenandrews added Joey Cora Second baseman

28
22 17
Jim Presley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Jim Presley Third baseman

29
26 18
Norm Charlton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Norm Charlton Pitcher

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22 20
Arthur Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Arthur Rhodes Relief pitcher, Pitcher

31
25 19
Gaylord Perry is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Gaylord Perry Pitcher

32
19 15
Franklin Gutiérrez is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
slaft added Franklin Gutiérrez Right fielder, Outfielder, Center fielder

33
25 17
Carlos Guillén is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Carlos Guillén Designated hitter, Left fielder, Infielder

34
20 20
Gorman Thomas is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Gorman Thomas Designated hitter, Outfielder, Center fielder

35
23 23
Phil Bradley is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
galenandrews added Phil Bradley Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

36
19 18
J. J. Putz is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added J. J. Putz Relief pitcher, Closer

37
9 7
Mark McLemore is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Eric Koger added Mark McLemore Outfielder, Second baseman

38
19 20
Jeff Nelson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Jeff Nelson Relief pitcher, Pitcher

39
21 23
Shigetoshi Hasegawa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
galenandrews added Shigetoshi Hasegawa Pitcher

40
14 13
Vince Coleman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Vince Coleman Outfielder, Left fielder

41
16 19
Mike Moore is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Mike Moore Pitcher

42
17 19
Doug Fister is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Doug Fister Starting pitcher

43
13 9
Willie Bloomquist is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
Aidan7158 added Willie Bloomquist Outfielder, Infielder, Second baseman

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20 18
Danny Tartabull is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Danny Tartabull Right fielder

45
17 19
Yuniesky Betancourt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Yuniesky Betancourt Second baseman, Shortstop

46
18 20
Rafael Soriano is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Rafael Soriano Relief pitcher, Pitcher

47
16 19
Michael Morse is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Michael Morse Outfielder, First baseman

48
17 20
Richie Sexson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Richie Sexson First baseman

49
15 18
Aaron Sele is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
chile6880 added Aaron Sele Pitcher

50
8 16
Lance Parrish is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Seattle Mariners of All Time
CMCSS03 added Lance Parrish Catcher