“The Ancient Mariner” – Jamie Moyer – To Be Inducted Into Seattle Hall of Fame
Earlier today, the Seattle Mariners announced the ninth and newest member of its club's hall of fame.
Saturday, August 8th, the winningest pitcher in franchise history, Jamie Moyer, will be formally inducted in the shrine joining the eight other members: Alvin Davis, Dave Niehaus, Jay Buhner, Edgar Martinez, Randy Johnson, Dan Wilson, Ken Griffey Jr. and Lou Piniella.
From the Mariners website:
During his 11 seasons with the Mariners, Moyer compiled a record of 145-87. He leads the franchise in wins and innings pitched (2,093), starts (323), and quality starts (188), and is third in strikeouts (1,239). Moyer was the Mariners Opening Day starting pitcher in 2000, 2004-2006. He also started the Inaugural Game at Safeco Field on July 15, 1999, with a called strike.
Moyer is the only Mariners pitcher to have won 20 games more than once going 20-6 in 2001 and 21-7 in 2003. He was an All-Star in 2003 and was four times named Mariners Pitcher of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America Seattle Chapter (1998, 1999, 2001-co, 2003).