Arson 90 years ago led to Major League Baseball in Seattle

There are a few degrees of separation, but the Seattle Mariners were sparked from an actual spark.

SEATTLE — If we told you the Seattle Mariners were sparked from an actual spark, would you know the story?

If we told you the fire of a fanbase was rooted in an actual fire, would you know who to thank?

You have to go back 90 years ago to July 4, 1932.

“Not a lot of people I think are aware of it now,” Seattle baseball historian Dave Eskenazi said. “The further back you go, the more interesting it is and Dugdale is certainly

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