Councilmember Bruce Harrell has spent a lot of time at the Seattle Center; especially during his years as the starting middle linebacker at Garfield High School. In 1975, Councilmember Harrell was on the field at Memorial Stadium for the Metro League championship between Garfield High School and Blanchet High School, dubbed “the Greatest Game” by local sports media. Watch as he describes this game and reminisces on his football days and former teammates.
A historical photo of Memorial Stadium from the Seattle Municipal Archives, circa 1950:
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