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Larry Bernandez Shirts On Sale In Honor Of Everyone's New Favorite Mariner

Sports Press Northwest's Seth Kolloen came up with a brilliant idea that should make fans of the newest round of Seattle Mariners' commercials happy. Kolloen has a daily column, Exit 164, over at Sports Press Northwest. It's a fun way to start the day, with links, commentary, interesting quotes and a dose of humor tossed in.

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By now, we all know Larry Bernandez, the alter-ego of Mariners ace Felix Hernandez. The story goes that Hernandez loves pitching so much, manager Eric Wedge was unable to get him off the mound, or stop him from pitching on consecutive days. So Hernandez came up with a workaround, slapping on a pair of "Wild Thing" glasses, a tan wig and a gnarly set of sideburns while changing his name to Bernandez. And with that, a star was born.

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Kolloen had an artist, Mike Force, come up with a design featuring Bernandez and tossed it on a shirt. You can find the shirts, with a variety of color schemes available, here. The price is simply the cost of the shirt with no profit involved. Below is the design on the Mariners' "old school" color scheme.

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