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Dow Constantine


Statement from Executive Constantine on the passing of Mariners’ ‘Peanut Man’ Rick Kaminski

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Executive Dow Constantine joined sports fans across King County and Washington state today in mourning the death of Rick Kaminski, the Seattle Mariners' amazing "Peanut Man," who tossed bags of peanuts to baseball fans at hundreds of M's games since 1977.

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Executive Dow Constantine joined sports fans across King County and Washington state today in mourning the death of Rick Kaminski, the Seattle Mariners' amazing "Peanut Man," who tossed bags of peanuts to baseball fans at hundreds of M's games since 1977.

"It's a sad day for sports fans across the Puget Sound region. Even when the Mariners hurlers were shaky, Rick's long tosses were right down Broadway.

"Rick loved his job and his customers loved watching him perform. We will all miss Rick's smile, his enthusiasm, and his behind-the-back and over-the-head peanut deliveries.

"I offer my sincere condolences to Rick's partner, Candi, his family, and his many, many friends."



King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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