After 26 years, Nintendo is winding down its ownership of the Seattle Mariners baseball team.
Back in 1992, Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi stepped bought commanding 55 per cent interest in the squad - which is local to Nintendo of America's Redmond HQ - to save it from being bought up and moved elsewhere.
Yamauchi didn't care for baseball and famously never attended a game, despite being the team's majority owner. His decision to buy the team was simply a gesture of respect to the area.
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