August 9, 2014 10:43 PM

John McGrath: Lou Piniella stands tall at Safeco Field one final time

Lou Piniella knew the odds of standing in front of a microphone and keeping his composure Saturday were long. But There was a Mariners Hall of Fame acceptance speech to make, and the manager of the franchise’s only four playoff teams had to be a stand-up guy in Seattle one last time.

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