These Mariners had seasons for the ages

SEATTLE — So who’s had the best season in Mariners history at each position? It’s a pretty good list with some pretty remarkable seasons. This isn’t a list of the best player to play at each position, but rather the player with the best single season. You could win a

SEATTLE — So who’s had the best season in Mariners history at each position? It’s a pretty good list with some pretty remarkable seasons.

This isn’t a list of the best player to play at each position, but rather the player with the best single season. You could win a few games with this lineup.

Catcher: Dan Wilson, 1996 — .285/.330/.444, with 18 HRs, 83 RBIs in 138 games.

Wilson’s best offensive season came with career highs in homers, RBIs and slugging percentage, resulting in his lone American League All-Star selection. His .774 OPS was also the best of his 14-year Mariners Hall of Fame career.

First base: Alvin Davis, 1984 — .284/.391/.497, with 27 HRs, 116 RBIs in 152 games.

Davis won AL Rookie of the Year honors, and he was an AL All-Star at age 23, finishing 12th in the AL MVP voting and setting the tone for a career that earned him the nickname Mr. Mariner and a place in the Mariners Hall of Fame.

Second base: Bret Boone, 2001 — .331/.372/.578, with 37 HRs, 141 RBIs in 158 games.

After re-signing with Seattle as a free…

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