[EDITORâ€™S NOTE:Â The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor â€“ 11-year old Isabel Herbruger â€“Â who hasÂ beenÂ submitting storiesÂ and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl Scout badge for journalism, as well as qualify for a 4H photography project. We encourage residents of all ages to submit stories and photos for posting â€“ for consideration, please email yours toÂ [email protected]!] Photos and StoryÂ by Isabel Herbruger, age 11 On Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, I was able to shoot one inning as the honorary photographer for the Mariners against the Chicago White Sox. Before the game started, I walked around the stadium looking for stories and met “Moose-man.” He collects a mini-moose for every home game win since the opening of Safeco Field on July 15, 1999. That is 16 years of wins hanging from him! During the second inning I was able to shoot in both media pits by the White Sox dug outs. They also announced me on the big screen afterwards. It was cool to shoot the Mariners, but I really like shooting the Highline Bears. Because I know the Bear players, I can get better shots of them on and off the field. Great shots are difficult to get when you don’t know the players and only have a short time on the field. Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: [caption id="attachment_89856" align="aligncenter" width="490"] The papers calling me up to “the big leagues.”[/caption] [caption id="attachment_89855" align="aligncenter" width="490"] In action, with the professionals in the media pit.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_89857" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Chicago’s Trayce Thompson teasing the Moose by taking his ball away.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_89858" align="aligncenter" width="490"] “Moose-Man!”[/caption] [caption id="attachment_89859" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Taijuan Walker pitching.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_89860" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Franklin Gutierrez at bat (can you find the ball?).[/caption] If you would like to see the other photos I took that day, they are on https://www.facebook.com/HighlineBearsbyIsabel Thank you for your time and consideration, â€“ Isabel H.]]>
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