Tag: Seattle Mariners
News Nintendo Confirms $661 Million Sale of Majority Ownership of Seattle Mariners
Nintendo of America retains 10%
Earlier in the year Nintendo announced its intent to sell its majority stake in Major League Baseball franchise Seattle Mariners, a move that was authorised late last week. Nintendo has now revealed just how much money it's set to make from the deal. A press release confirms that a significant stake has been sold for...
News Major League Baseball Owners Look Set To Approve Seattle Mariners Sale
A home run for Nintendo's bottom line
We reported back in April that Nintendo hoped to sell it's majority stake in the Seattle Mariners. It appears that the sale could close this week which would be great news for Nintendo's bank balance in advance of launching Nintendo NX in March 2017. It's been reported that Major League Baseball owners were set...
Video Learn How Nintendo Overcame Rampant Xenophobia To Own The Seattle Mariners
Recently Nintendo announced the sale of their majority stake in the Seattle Mariners, which is a shame as the story of how the Japanese company came to rescue Seattle's baseball team is a fascinating one. In 1992, the Seattle Mariners were on the verge of moving to Florida. When a group of investors led by Nintendo stepped in, it sparked...