Nothing like a 7-year-old Internet meme to show the kids you're hip, right Seattle? What's next, redirecting the team site to Last Measure? (Note: don't go to Last Measure.)
It was actually the second annual "Cheezburger Night" at Safeco, after the site that stole the idea from 4chan and made ridiculous money on it (which is okay, because 4chan found Happy Cat at Something Awful.
Enough with the tangled history of a meme we all wish would go away. Let's talk baseball, or the desecration thereof! The Mariners offered discounts on tickets and Happy Cat bobbleheads while supplies lasted. (Supplies lasted; they drew under their season average.) But, worst of all, they changed up "Take Me Out To The Ball Game" to put it in Lolcat speak:
As Dan Levy points out, Cheezburger night wasn't the only promotional night going in Seattle. It was also Girls' Night! Which is good for the Lolcat fans, because as we all know, there are no girls on the Internet.
Cheezburger Night [Mariners.com]
I Can Haz Cheezburger Night at Safeco Field, 2010 "Addition" [The Sporting Blog]