USSM/Lookout Landing Event(s)

Dave · June 26, 2007 at 7:21 am · Filed Under Mariners 

The July 31st trade deadline occurs on a Tuesday this year, and is always one of the busiest days of the year, traffic wise, for the blog. Everyone has an opinion on what happened, what should have happened, and what might have happened in a dream world. So, what if you had the opportunity to get together with a large group of Mariner fans a couple of days after the trade deadline, talk about the recent events, and watch some Mariner prospects at the same time?

Well, you just might. Jeff Sullivan and I are looking into the feasibility of flying into Seattle during the first few days in August and hosting a pair of USSM/LL events – one up in Everett for the northsiders, and one down in Tacoma for the southside folks. We’re looking at August 2nd/3rd as the potential dates, which is a Thursday night in Tacoma and a Friday night up in Everett.

Cost for each would be likely somewhere in the $20-$25 range and would include your ticket to the game. If you’ve been to a USSM get together before, you know we’ll do our best to make it worth your time and money.

Since planning this involves some airfare purchases for Jeff and myself, I’m putting this thread up to gauge interest and make sure it’s something you guys would want to attend. We also want to get a good feel for how many people would want to attend the Everett vs Tacoma events. So, in the comments, here’s what I’m asking for:

Number of people – bringing friends/family?
Level of interest – definitely in, probably in, or maybe in.
Which site – Everett or Tacoma (or both is fine too).

I have an idea of what I think the response will be like, but before I throw down a good chunk of cash and buy a plane ticket back to Seattle, I’d like to make sure this is something you guys are in for. The events are always a good time, and we’ll get to prove that Jeff and I are indeed two seperate people.


75 Responses to “USSM/Lookout Landing Event(s)”

  1. Goose on June 26th, 2007 3:09 pm

    I’m down for Tacoma on the 2nd.

  2. Kingfelix34 on June 26th, 2007 3:57 pm

    Dave, you said you were driving to Atlanta the other day, what city are you from or do you live in. I’m a huge Mariner fan in living in Orlando. Just curious.

  3. joser on June 26th, 2007 4:10 pm

    Dave is in North Carolina. Greensboro or Winston-Salem, IIRC, but I might not.

  4. Mike G. on June 26th, 2007 4:19 pm

    I have to quit banishing myself to Alaska for the summers. I never get to go to these things. Have fun everyone.

  5. marinerschas2 on June 26th, 2007 4:37 pm

    I’m down for tacoma any day. maybe 2 people, probably just me though.

  6. marinerschas2 on June 26th, 2007 4:40 pm

    come to think of it, Everett wouldn’t be that bad either. Count me in for Tacoma for sure, and Everett tenativly

  7. vitalogist on June 26th, 2007 5:21 pm

    put me down as MAYBE for tacoma… i’d probably bring one or two others with…

  8. gag harbor on June 26th, 2007 5:48 pm

    I’m interested in a Tacoma event if I’m in country. The date will matter most but I’m assuming August 2-4 (somewhere in there?). It’d be 1-2 people.

  9. Marvin on June 26th, 2007 5:54 pm

    “This works metaphorically, (and possibly pharmaceutically), not just geographically.”

    There are two Vancouvers in the area. I was just trying to be clear on which one. Coming down from Vancouver can be a real drag though (pharmaceutically).

  10. Marvin on June 26th, 2007 5:58 pm

    “not just geographically”… Sorry, I read “just not geographically”. I’ll shut up now.

  11. royal curve on June 26th, 2007 6:27 pm

    Definitely in for Tacoma. Just me. Count on it.

  12. David J. Corcoran I on June 26th, 2007 6:28 pm

    So I’m definitely going to be driving from Central Idaho for this. If anyone is in Lewiston/Colfax/Vantage/Tri-Cities/Yakima/Ellensburg/wherever and needs a ride, I can certainly help you out.

  13. David J. Corcoran I on June 26th, 2007 6:29 pm

    I’m fine taking SR 26 or US-12 depending

  14. beckya57 on June 26th, 2007 8:09 pm

    Phooey. I’d be up for the Tacoma event, but I work Thursday nights. Arrrgh.

  15. az sr softball on June 26th, 2007 8:30 pm

    Count me in for Everett (nice facility).

  16. az sr softball on June 26th, 2007 8:31 pm

    DJC–Careful going thru Colfax. (speed trap)

  17. TheBird on June 26th, 2007 9:13 pm

    I’m up for Everett on either day. 1 person, pretty definite unless work conspires against me.

  18. David J. Corcoran I on June 26th, 2007 11:49 pm

    65: Yeah, I’ve been through Colfax many times, and I’ve seen that cop. Thanks, though.

  19. wabbles on June 27th, 2007 1:08 am

    Can’t do Thursday, but Friday in Everett? Heck yeah, count me in! I’ll work Saturday if I have to! (Which, I’ll probably have to.) It would be great to once again put faces with (screen)names.

  20. wabbles on June 27th, 2007 1:15 am

    Well, actually, as a former reporter for the Whitman County (formerly Colfax) Gazette, I must point out: It’s not so much a speed trap as US195 is the “Main Street” right through the middle of town. 25 mph is about right for that situation, don’t cha think?

  21. JK on June 27th, 2007 6:48 am

    My son and I could probably make Everett on Friday.

  22. bergamot on June 27th, 2007 7:11 am

    I’d like to attend the Everett event.

  23. David Corcoran on June 27th, 2007 8:28 am

    69: Yes, but they enforce it heaavily. Not that there’s a problem with that.

  24. Jonah Keri on June 27th, 2007 8:29 am

    That was me on the SportsBash giving Dave and USSM props. I should be so lucky to produce content half as good as Dave’s.

    And you can officially count us in for 2 attendees at the Friday night Everett event btw. 🙂

  25. James H on June 27th, 2007 9:42 am

    Count me in for one in Tacoma.

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