Tag Archives: Seattle Mariners

Photo: Mariners hold moment of silence for the late Hiroshi Yamauchi

  On Monday night, the Seattle Mariners held a moment of silence at Safeco Field in honor Hiroshi Yamauchi, who held a majority stake in the Major League Baseball franchise since 1992. Yamauchi, the longtime president of Nintendo from 1949

Nintendo’s Hiroshi Yamauchi has died at age 85

A sad, yet perpetual state of mourning for Nintendo today, as the company announced that their longtime former president, Hiroshi Yamauchi, has died. He was 85. Yamauchi first became president of Nintendo in 1949, when the company was just a

Did You Know?

Did you know that Nintendo owns a Major League Baseball team?   Keeping true to their tradition of owning and operating some off the wall businesses, Nintendo of America saw that the Seattle Mariners were hitting a rough financial patch