On this date: Paul Allen’s purchase of team completed

Paul Allen

A look at a memorable moment in Seahawks history that occurred on June 30:

1997: Bob Whitsitt, president of Football Northwest, signs the paperwork to complete Paul Allen’s purchase of the Seahawks. Under Allen’s ownership, the Seahawks have won the only conference championship in franchise history, played in the Super Bowl, won six division titles and advanced to the playoffs eight times.


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