Jay Buhner, nicknamed 'Bone', plays for the Seattle Mariners baseball
club. He played 32 games with the New York Yankees
before becoming one of Seattle
's best loved players in 1988
. During the 2000
season he hit his 300th homerun
, an event I was happily present for. He was also the first Seattle Mariner
to hit for the cycle
(during the 1996
Jay Buhner is well known in Seattle for his shaved head. As a promotion, the Seattle Mariners instated "Buhner Buzz Night" where anyone with a shaved head was admitted for free. In 1996, 3000 people took advantage of the night, including a 72 year-old woman.
In my opinion, Jay Buhner is a great baseball player and a really nice guy in a sport that always seems to be lacking them.