Seattle Fans Go Crazy at Mariner Game When Gonzaga Won [VIDEO]
While most of us were rubbing our eyes while watching at home and wondering, "Did that just really happen?" when Gonzaga Bulldog Jalen Suggs nailed a miraculous buzzer-beater to send the Zags to the national championship, fans in the stands at the Mariners/Giants game on Saturday night had their attention divided. No matter. When the crowd saw what occurred, their reaction made audible waves throughout the ballpark.
It's interesting to see how the reactions were scattered as folks streaming on their mobile devices were seeing the shot at not exactly the same time.
First, let us re-live the miracle that sent Zags fans all across the state of Washington into a frenzy...
Now, as fans "watching" the Mariners game in the bottom of the 6th inning when the video started hitting mobile devices and the ancillary television screens on the concourse of the stadium. The first wave of cheers is at about the :08 second mark with the next round of reactions at roughly :24.
You can hear some fans begin to chant, "Let's go Bulldogs!"
A timely pitching change by the Giants allowed Mariners game day operators to show the highlight on the big screen at which time Mariners ace pitcher and Gonzaga alum Marco Gonzales jumped onto the top step of the dugout and pounded the railing in excitement. He flapped his arms to keep the crowd's enthusiasm going before shouting out "Let's go Zags!"
Mariners television broadcaster Dave Sims said about Gonzales, "There's no bigger cheerleader in the city right now!"
The top-ranked Zags will try to become the first team in 45 years (1976 Indiana Hoosiers) to finish an undefeated season capped off by winning the national championship final against the Baylor Bears tonight (April 5) with tip-ff scheduled for 6:20 p.m. on CBS. Cord-cutters can watch the game online with NCAA March Madness Live, Paramount+ and fuboTV, which offers a seven-day free trial.
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