A Series of Mostly Depressing Statistics for Seattle Mariners Fans to Consider

Mariners w-l record from 1977 through 2010, excluding ’95 through ’03: 1720-2224. Winning % in those seasons: .436
Mariners w-l record from 1995 through 2003: 802-637. Winning % in those seasons: .557
Number of times Mariners have lost 90+ games in a season: 12
Number of times Mariners have won 90+ games in a season: 5
Most games in season won by Mariners outside of the ’95 through ’03 stretch: 88, in 2007
Last season in which Mariners outscored opposition: 2003, 795 runs to 637 runs
Number of seasons Mariners have had a winning % over .500: 11
Number of last place finishes in division by Mariners: 11
Number of first place finishes in division by Mariners: 3
Number of times Mariners have lost at least 98 games in a season: 8

Number of runs Mariners scored from 1996 through 2003: 7079 Average per season: 885
Number of runs Mariners scored from 2004 through 2010: 4771 Average per season: 681.5
Average number of runs Mariners scored from 1982 through 1992: 679
Gap between the 513 runs the Mariners scored in 2010 and the 993 runs the Mariners scored in 1996: 480 (the gap between 2010 and the 927 runs scored in 2001 is 414; the team also scored 558 runs in 1983, another season with 100+ losses)

Last season in which a Mariner hit at least 40 home runs: Alex Rodriguez, 40, in 2000
Number of positions Ichiro holds in the list of 10 Mariners with most singles in a season: 10
Number of seasons since 2000 in which a Mariner appears in list of 10 hitters with highest season slugging percentage in franchise history: 0
Number of pre-1996 seasons in which Mariners’ attendance exceeded the 25,749 average posted in 2010: 0
Average Mariners per-game attendance for 2004 through 2010: 30,742
Number of post-2001 seasons in which the Mariners payroll has dropped below the $74,720,834 figure of 2001: 0
Number of seasons since 2001 that rank among the list of 10 highest payrolls in Mariners’ history: 10
Total Mariners payroll from 1995 through 2003: $530,735,181
Total Mariners payroll from 2004 through 2010: $666,771,482

Number of seasons before 1995 in which Mariners attendance ranked above 10th in the American League: 2
Number of seasons from 1995 through 2010 in which Mariners attendance ranked above 10th in the American League: 16

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