Dennis Eckersley jealous of Eric Wedge’s stache

May 27, 2011, 2:47 PM | Updated: 3:08 pm

Untitled-6710Sports.com staff

No conversation with Dennis Eckersley involving the Mariners and manager Eric Wedge would be complete without touching on the topic of mustaches.

Eckersley, the Hall of Fame pitcher who’s now an MLB analyst for TBS, sported one of the most famous mustaches in baseball.

Maybe it takes a man with a great mustache to appreciate another, because Eckersley told Brock & Salk on Friday that he’s a big fan of what Wedge has got going on.

“You can’t miss it because he’s letting it grow down, way down,” Eckersley said. “… He’s into it, and I kinda dig it. I do. I kinda dig it.”

How does Wedge’s mustache stack up with his own?

“As far as comparing it to my mustache, I never had it that bushy,” Eckersley said. “And I am kind of jealous of it. I’m getting older man, my stuff’s getting gray. So I am jealous, absolutely.”

Brock and Salk podcast

Brock and Salk

Mariners Carlos Santana Jesse Winker...
Brent Stecker

3 Things: Mariners GM Dipoto’s insight on Winker, Kelenic, Santana

Jerry Dipoto talked about Mariners LF Jesse Winker's struggles, the return of Jarred Kelenic, and the impact of Carlos Santana.
3 days ago
Mariners Ty France...
Brent Stecker

Mariners’ Dipoto shares his thoughts on skid, slumping offense

On Thursday's Jerry Dipoto Show, the Mariners GM broke down the issues that Seattle's struggling offense is dealing with.
4 days ago
UW Huskies Michael Penix Jr...
Brandon Gustafson

Huard: How UW Huskies QB Penix can be NFL Draft pick in first 3 rounds

New UW Huskies QB Michael Penix Jr. has impressed, and Brock Huard thinks he could be on NFL teams' radars for the NFL Draft.
4 days ago
Seahawks defense...
Brandon Gustafson

K.J. Wright: Is Seahawks’ defense being as aggressive as advertised?

The Seahawks were expected to be aggressive with their new defense in 2022. K.J. Wright discusses whether that aggression is occurring.
4 days ago
Seahawks Broncos Russell Wilson...
Mike Salk

Salk: Rooting against Russell Wilson, Broncos easy for Seahawks fans — and fun

Every time the Broncos lose this season helps the Seahawks, so it’s easy to root against them. But that's just one reason to root against them, writes Mike Salk.
5 days ago
Mariners France Suárez...
Brent Stecker

Banged-up Mariners have 4 big question marks at crucial time

The Mariners are suddenly dealing with a myriad of lineup problems, mostly due to injury. Brock and Salk discuss the biggest question marks.
7 days ago
Dennis Eckersley jealous of Eric Wedge’s stache