Mariners President Chuck Armstrong Set to Retire
By now, you are likely fully up to speed on the decision by Mariners team president Chuck Armstrong to retire effective Jan. 31, 2014. Chuck has been the president of the Mariners for 28 of the franchise’s 37 seasons, and is one of the main reasons baseball remains a summer pastime in the Pacific Northwest.
Here is an article by Mariners.com beat writer Greg Johns detailing the decision.
USA Today writer Bob Nightengale chimed in with this tweet about Chuck’s reputation around Major League Baseball.
And here is the news release with several heartfelt comments from Chuck, Howard Lincoln and MLB Commissioner Bud Selig: