Mariners announce salute to the Negro Leagues commemorative NFT

Team’s first NFT to honor 1946 Seattle Steelheads

June 10th, 2022

Celebrating the past generation of Steelheads trailblazers with a next generation giveaway, the Seattle Mariners and Candy Digital will gift all attendees of the club’s first game on Saturday, June 18 vs the Los Angeles Angels with a free, exclusive Seattle Steelheads NFT (Non-Fungible Token).

This first-of-its-kind giveaway in Mariners history features the Steelhead’s logo, T-Mobile Park, and current Mariners players including J.P. Crawford, Logan Gilbert and Ty France. A customized notation of the game’s date, matchup and ticket holder’s seat locations are also included.

Fans must have a game ticket in the MLB Ballpark app or Apple Wallet for the first game (1:10 p.m.) on June 18 against the Los Angeles Angels at T-Mobile Park to receive this exclusive NFT. Fans in attendance with a ticket will receive a redemption email on or around Monday, June 20.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Candy Digital to create a NFT to honor the Negro Leagues and celebrate their impact on the game of baseball,” said Gregg Greene, Mariners Vice President of Marketing. “We’re constantly looking for innovative ways to enhance our fan experience and creating this digital collectible is a new way for fans to connect with the rich history of the Negro Leagues and baseball in the Northwest.”

During the first game on Saturday, June 18, the Mariners will wear replica Seattle Steelheads uniforms to honor the 1946 Negro League franchise. Tickets for the game are available for purchase at  For more information about the NFT, including a list of frequently asked questions, please visit


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