Actor and comedian Rob Riggle demonstrates his passion, support for the 12th man, his excellence for his craft and certainly his character during a visit to the Seattle Seahawks headquarters, the Virginia Mason Athletic Center, June 17th, 2010.
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Nate Burleson catches this 12-yard touchdown pass from Matt Hasselbeck during the Seahawks 42-30 win over the New York Giants at Qwest Field on September 24, 2006.
University of Washington running back and 1970 NFL Hall of Fame inductee Hugh McElhenny presided over the 1979 Seattle Seafair activities as “King Neptune Rex”. McElhenny ran the ball for the Huskies in the early ’50’s prior to being drafted in the first round by the San Francisco 49er’s as the ninth overall pick where he was nicknamed “The King” for is dominating rushing style.
Former NFL first round draft picks and Hall of Fame defensive tackles Cortez Kennedy and Reggie White visited following their game at the Kingdome in 1995. White was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2006 and Kennedy is a 2012 inductee.
Seattle Seahawks linebackers Brian Bosworth and Fredd Young head back through the Los Angeles Coleseum tunnel after a December 18, 1988 pre game warmup prior to the Seahawks 43-37 victory and the team’s first AFC West Division title.
Phoenix guard Kevin Johnson defensively matches up with Seattle Sonics guard Avery Johnson during the 1989 NBA season. Twenty three years later Kevin Johnson, Mayor of Sacramento, is in another defensive match trying the keep the Sacramento Kings in Northern California.
During his Seattle Seahawks career, running back Shaun Alexander was a Make-A-Wish favorite for the wish granting charity.
They have roared down the back stretch ever since the 1950’s, circling the north turn before heading for the tip of Seward Park on the SeaFair course on Lake Washington in Seattle, Washington. Hydroplane races have long been the highlite of the summer celebration.
Seattle Mariners shortstop, Spike Owen, gets in on the back half of this successful pick-off move to second base with the Oakland Athletics