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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Seattle Seahawks Franchise History - A Fan's Essentials



1. Seattle Seahawks – The Team Name
This franchise was established in 1976. The team has always been known as the Seattle Seahawks.

2. Seattle Seahawks – The Championship Record
Three Super Bowl Appearances
Super Bowl XL February 5, 2006 Pittsburgh 21, Seattle 10
Super Bowl XLVIII February 2, 2014 Seattle 43, Denver 8
Super Bowl XLIX February 1, 2015 New England Patriots 28, Seattle 24

Three Conference Championships:
2005, 2013, 2014

Six Division Championships:
1988 AFC West Champions 9-7 record
1999 AFC West Champions 9-7 record
2004 NFC West Champions 9-7 record
2005 NFC West Champions 13-3 record
2006 NFC West Champions 9-7 record
2007 NFC West Champions 10-6 record
2010 NFC West Champions 7-9 record
2013 NFC West Champions 13-3 record
2014 NFC West Champions 12-4 record

3. Seattle Seahawks – Home Stadium History
1. Kingdome, Seattle
1976-99
2. Husky Stadium, Seattle
2000-01
3. Seahawks Stadium / Qwest Field, Seattle
2002- Present

4. For more information on the Seahawks, you should bookmark these four great websites:

For a huge amount of great historic player and team information:
www.databasefootball.com
and
www.pro-football-reference.com/teams

For a great summary of the Seahawks' year by year standings:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Seattle_Seahawks_seasons

For great information about the team's stadiums (don't be fooled by the fact that the website is called "ballparks.com", it also has great information on football stadiums):
www.ballparks.com

5. Celebrate the Seahawks' uniform history by owning a piece of history:
If you love the Seattle Seahawks and the history of the Seahawks franchise, you might really love to own an original piece of artwork celebrating the team's historic uniforms as seen in the poster at the top of this blog - you can actually own one of those original pieces of art! There are only 15 pieces of original art available for sale, and when these 15 are sold, that's it, they're all sold out.

These original watercolor paintings would make a great gift (birthday gift, anniversary gift, retirement gift, Christmas gift, etc.) for someone you love or even a great gift for yourself (one of these framed pieces would look fantastic in your home or office). Each piece can be bought one of three ways:
1. As unframed art that you could have framed or mounted yourself (the one on the left)
2. Framed in our "Classic" framed version (the middle version)
3. Framed in our "Deluxe" framed version (the version on the right)



If you would like more information about this great artwork including the three ways you could purchase each piece, please visit our Seattle Seahawks YouTube video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJ9TNT788Ig or go directly to the artwork website www.heritagesportsart.com/Seattle-Seahawks-c130/ where you can see and purchase the artwork.

And if someone you know loves the history of sports uniforms (but maybe another team) and loves great art, please let them know that we have over 1500 pieces of great original artwork for sale at www.heritagesportsart.com (all NFL teams, all MLB teams, all NHL teams, all CFL teams, select NCAA football teams) or check out each team's video at the Heritage Sports Art YouTube Channel www.youtube.com/user/ssillcox

And please search my blog archive http://heritagejerseys.blogspot.com/ for other blogs on the history of the Seahawks.

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This blog was written by Scott Sillcox and was last updated August 19, 2010. I have tried to ensure the accuracy of the information, but I am human and can make mistakes. If you believe I have made a mistake, please let me know by email at ssillcox@rogers.com !

Many thanks!!!
Scott

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