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Mariners FAQ


What time do the gates open?
Gates to The 'Pen open 2 ½ hours before game time with happy hour prices until one hour prior to first pitch. All other gates open two hours prior to game time. Gate times may vary for special events such as Opening Day and the Postseason.

What is your ticket policy regarding children?
Children, two years of age and under, do not require a ticket to attend a game, provided they sit on the lap of an accompanying adult. Once a child turns three, they will need their own ticket to enter the ballpark.

Can I bring a bag into the ballpark?
Guests may bring in bags that do not exceed 16"x16"x8" which must be stored under the seat. Security personnel are required to open all bags at the gates for visual inspection before entry. Hard-sided coolers are not permitted into the ballpark.

Where can I find more information on Metal Detectors at Safeco Field?
Please visit our Metal Detectors FAQ page for more information.

For more information about Safeco Field, click here.


How do I get autographs?
Players will sign autographs at their discretion. It's best to come to a game and try waiting above or near the dugouts during batting practice.
Autographed specialty items are also for sale at all 5 Mariners Team Store locations.

How do I contact a player, coach, or broadcaster?
Written inquiries should be sent to:

Player/Coach/Broadcaster name
Seattle Mariners
PO Box 4100
Seattle, WA 98194

Because of the volume of mail received at Safeco Field daily, sending items other than letters or pictures is discouraged, especially items that need to be returned. The Mariners are not responsible for lost or unreturned items.


How do I request a donation from Mariners Care?
For a complete list of instructions on how to request a donation, please go to our Mariners Care Donations page.

How can I get the Mariner Moose to appear at my event?
If you are interested in renting the Moose for your event, please email your preferred date and a description of the event to

Requests should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the event.


Where can I get an update on Mariners Minor Leaguers?
Continually check back with, your source for all the latest news on the Mariners Farm System, Winter League results, and off-season rehab assignments.

How do I try out for the Mariners?
For a list of local open tryout dates, call the Mariners tryout hotline at (206) 346-4355.


How can I find out what songs are played at Safeco Field?
Check out our Mariners Music page for a listing of both player and stadium music. Mariners Music »

What does SODO MOJO mean?
SODO is an abbreviated way of saying South of Downtown, and MOJO refers to a magical experience or atmosphere. So our slogan is referring to the magic and experience of Mariners baseball that takes place in the SODO neighborhood at Safeco Field.

Where can I submit an idea for a promotion, song, giveaway, or commercial?
Ideas can be submitted in writing to:

Marketing & Promotions Department
PO Box 4100
Seattle, WA 98194


In order to be considered to perform the National Anthem at a Mariners game, please send an audition CD or DVD with an accompanying letter that includes contact information to:

Seattle Mariners
Attn: National Anthem Submissions
P.O. Box 4100
Seattle, WA 98194

You may also send an MP3 or YouTube link to Please note, the Mariners look for a straight-forward and traditional rendition of the National Anthem with no embellishments to be performed in under 90 seconds. Due to the high volume of submissions the Mariners receive, we will be unable to return any National Anthem recordings sent to us. We thank you in advance for patience in receiving a response.


How do I get a job or an internship with the Mariners?
Continually check our Job Postings page.

How do I become a Ball Girl?
Anyone interested in trying out to be a Ball Girl may send an athletic resume and cover letter to:

Seattle Mariners
c/o Ball Girl Tryouts
PO Box 4100
Seattle, WA 98194

Please submit by February 28th for consideration.