Despite the Seattle Mariners having the currently longest drought for a post-season appearance among all major sports in the U.S., the fact that they are still in Seattle is a minor miracle in and of itself.

MLB Network, which employs former Mariners Harold Reynolds and Dave Valle, is presenting a documentary on the team that, ultimately, saved Major League Baseball in the Pacific Northwest - the 1995 Seattle Mariners.

Dead in the water in August, the M's - sans superstar Ken Griffey, Jr. - went on a torrid run the last six weeks of the season to capture their first playoff berth in their 19 year history and, in doing so, captured the hearts of fans in an entire geographic region.

The doc airs July 7 at 7:00 .m. on MLB Network.