On this date: Happy birthday, Doug

A look at some memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Sept. 21:

1982 – The 57-day players’ strike begins, cancelling eight games. The club also fires coach Jack Patera during the strike. He is replaced on an interim basis by director of football operations Mike McCormack, who leads the team to a 4-3 record after the strike is settled.

1988 – Doug Baldwin is born in Gulf Breeze, Fla. Baldwin would join the Seahawks as a rookie free agent in 2011 and lead them in receptions (51), receiving yards (788) and touchdown catches (four) – making him the first rookie free agent to lead his team in catches and yards since the Oilers’ Bill Groman in 1960.


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