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Wakamatsu to wear No. 22

Perhaps it's a little mundane and not really too newsworthy, but hey, what do you expect on a Monday after a weekend of football? But new Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu will wear the No. 22 on his uniform.

If you remember, Wakamatsu was holding up a No. 16 Mariners jersey at his press conference. Well, that's because it was the number he wore as bench coach for the Oakland A's last season.

However, Wakamatsu decided to wear 22, which was the number he wore during his playing day at ASU (below)