Mariners vs Yankees Series – June 10th & 12th, 2014

This past week, New York Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter said goodbye to Seattle. Well, at least in a Yankees uniform. After announcing his retirement, this will be the last time he plays in Seattle (unless the two team meet in the playoffs, fingers crossed!). Yankees fans showed up in busloads. Although this is normal whenever the team plays in Seattle, it was a little different as a majority of the fans were sporting Derek Jeter gear and holding “Goodbye Jeter signs.”

I feel privileged that I had the opportunity to photograph the future hall of famer over the past 4 years while photographing the Seattle Mariners and I wish him luck in his future endeavors.

Below are a few of my favorite images from the two games I covered last week between the Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees including a few extra of Jeter.

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Derek Jeter during batting practice prior to the game against the Seattle Mariners.

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Macklemore takes a selfie before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the game between the Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees.

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November 15, 2012 – NFL Photos of the Week – Seahawks vs Jets

This past Sunday I was assigned to cover the Seattle Seahawks vs New York Jets NFL football game in Seattle, WA. Here are a few of my favorite photos from the game. Enjoy!

World War II Veteran Fighter Pilot Joe Moser waves to the fans after being honored by the Seattle Seahawks prior to the game against the New York Jets.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) passes the ball during the game against the New York Jets.

US Marines and Sailors enjoy the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New York Jets.

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) intercepts the pass intended for New York Jets tight end Dustin Keller (81).

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) fights for extra yards during the game against the New York Jets.

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November 3, 2012 – New York Cares Run Around Central Park

My aunt and cousin trained all year to run the 2012 New York Marathon. As many of you know by now, the Marathon has been called off due to Hurricane Sandy. Both of them are still in New York and plan to run 26 miles around central park Sunday morning to raise money for those who have been affected by Sandy. Below is their message:

“We all have different reasons for running a marathon, but we chose NY because there is no other place on earth like this city. We are running 26 miles around Central Park at 8:00 Sunday morning to support New York Cares in their efforts to provide resources to those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

If you would like to support our fellow New Yorkers, please join us at the corner of Columbus Circle and Central Park Drive. Bring your fuel, hydration and cheering squad and let’s have the most memorable run of our life.”

Holli Martinez and Leslie Wetherholt
http://newyorkcares.kintera.org/martinezfoundation