Chuck Armstrong

Sports with Art Thiel
5:00 am
Fri November 29, 2013

No World Series 'Unfortunate Legacy' for Retiring Mariners Pres.

Retired Hall-of-Fame Mariner Ken Griffey Jr. puts his arm around team president Chuck Armstrong before a baseball workout in April 2009.
Elaine Thompson AP Photo

Retiring Mariners president Chuck Armstrong did a lot for the team in his nearly three decades in the front office. But it’s what he wasn’t able to accomplish that will be his lasting legacy: get the Mariners to the World Series.

Armstrong’s retirement announcement this week comes at a time of major discontent among fans. KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says even more change is needed at the top.

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