Jan 18, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Aerial view of CenturyLink Field (right) and Safeco Field in advance of the 2013 NFC Conference championship game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Safeco Field Helps Celebrate the Seahawks


Today is all about the Seattle Seahawks, whether you like it or not.

Seattle held the victory parade for their Super Bowl champion Hawks on Wednesday, and only about 700,000 people turned out.

Of course Safeco Field, home of the Mariners, had to get in on the celebration. A giant 12 was put out in centerfield in honor of Seahawks fans, who of course are nicknamed The 12th Man.

Really? Hadn’t heard about that 12th Man thing. It hasn’t been mentioned 50,000 frigging times the last couple weeks or anything.

Safeco also filled up with fans who weren’t able to get into the Seahawks’ CenturyLink Field – or The Link as people like to call it – for the big rally. So yeah, Seahawks enthusiasm is running high in Seattle. They filled up the football stadium and the baseball field for the rally.

That’s the kind of overflowing joy you only see when a city hasn’t won a major sports championship in over a generation. So, live it up Seattle. Today’s your day.

Tomorrow you go back to being just another West Coast city no one really talks that much about.

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Tags: Seattle Mariners

  • disqus_8uTkp82LAz

    Hahahaha. Wow. Is the author of this article bitter enough? Hey, Dan Zitski, nobody cares about your bitter commentary. However, I cared enough to point out you’re a bitter little troll :)

  • Scott Carbary

    Yeah Dan, nobody cares about Seattle as they sip their Starbucks and use their Microsoft OS to order stuff from Amazon that will be delivered using Boeing planes. Go Hawks!