Did you know …

… that Aaron Cunningham, the South Kitsap grad who has had 11 hits in his last 18 at bats, including three home runs, is a car nut? The outfielder with the Tucson Padres of the Pacific Coast League once sold a Lincoln Navigator to rapper and actor Ice-T. Don’t believe me? Read all about it right here.

… that this is the 55th year anniversary of the 1946 Bremerton BlueJackets, a Class B pro baseball team that played in the Western International League? The manager, 46-year-old Sam Gibson, pitched in six games that season.

… that Jordan Spieth, the 2009 U.S. Junior Amateur champion, is the No. 1 ranked junior golfer in the U.S. and No. 43 overall amateur in the world?  And, yes, he will be coming to Bremerton to play in this year’s Junior Am at Gold Mountain Golf Club.

… that the Mariners have scored two runs or less in 35 of their first  81 games? Let that sink in for a minute.

… that Ichiro Suzuki, hitting .275, is on pace for 184 hits.

… that for managers with 1,400 or more games, no one from 1900 on has a lower winning percentage than Jim Riggleman, who quit the Washington Nationals because he felt he was being given an respect by the team GM? Joe Posnanski discusses Riggleman in this blog post.

… that Atta Boy Roy, the horse owned by Port Orchard’s Ray Schaefer, could race at Emerald Downs in the Longacres Mile in August?

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