The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington. Enfranchised in 1977, the Mariners are a member of the Western Division of Major League Baseball's American League. Since July 1999, the Mariners' home ballpark has been Safeco Field, located south of downtown Seattle. The "Mariners" name originates from the prominence of marine culture in the city of Seattle. They are nicknamed "the M's", a title featured in their primary logo from 1987-1992. The current team colors are Navy blue, Northwest green, and Silver, after having been Royal blue and Gold from 1977-1992; on January 23, 2015 the Mariners revealed their new alternative uniforms with the colors of royal blue and gold. Their mascot is the Mariner Moose. The Mariners won 116 games in 2001, which set the American League record for most wins in a single season and tied the 1906 Chicago Cubs for the Major League record for most wins in a single season. The Mariners are owned by Nintendo of America. See "Seattle Mariners". Wikipedia. Retrieved 2015-04-03.