PHOTOS/VIDEO: Giant 12th Man flag at West Seattle Corporate Center

(Video by Craig Baerwaldt, added 4:07 pm)
West Seattle’s most famous flagpole now flies the blue 12th Man logo – in a big way:

(Photos by Christopher Boffoli and Patrick Sand for WSB)
Hundreds of people came to West Seattle Corporate Center, to see it go up:

Ex-Seahawks Jack “The Throwin’ Samoan” Thompson and Robbie Tobeck raised it, with assistance from Paul McNicholas (below center), chief engineer for Development Services of America, which manages the building:

DSA is one of the West Seattle Corporate Center companies, along with the organizers of today’s mega-flag rally, Metropolitan Market (WSB sponsor) and Bartell Drugs. Yes, a Broncos fan tried to crash the party:

The hoopla also included what you might call a mini-bronco, but Dreamland Ponies had it decked out in Seahawks mode:

The 12th dogs were on hand too:

Some fans brought their own flags:

Oh by the way – about the scale of the “official” 1,500-square-foot flag (made by Flags A’Flying in Tacoma) – this gives you a bit better idea:

With the game three long days away, it was a moment to savor and remember:

A few more photos on the way – check back!

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10 Replies to "PHOTOS/VIDEO: Giant 12th Man flag at West Seattle Corporate Center"

  • Findlay January 30, 2014 (1:04 pm)

    #GoHawks!

  • smokeycretin9 January 30, 2014 (1:31 pm)

    #sadlittlepony

  • michele January 30, 2014 (2:02 pm)

    Nice 12 shirt!

  • trickycoolj January 30, 2014 (2:40 pm)

    HAHA that Broncos fan was one of the King5 reporters, this was RT’d in my feed today:
    https://twitter.com/EricWilkinson/status/428977966484172800

    • WSB January 30, 2014 (2:44 pm)

      My husband and co-publisher Patrick hails from Colorado but I don’t think you’ll catch him in orange on the job.

  • CK January 30, 2014 (3:03 pm)

    I LOVE the photo of Seahawks pony!

  • JanS January 30, 2014 (3:22 pm)

    Looks. Like a lot of fun. I’m sorry I had to miss it…

  • JickMcG January 30, 2014 (8:00 pm)

    Nice to see former Seahawk, Tobeck, and former Bengal/Buccaneer, Thompson, there.

  • Bethany of Cascadian Nomads January 30, 2014 (9:03 pm)

    What a fun event! Thanks for the lovely photo of the Cascadian Nomads 12th dogs; more fun photos of those super (furry) Seahawks fans here: http://www.cascadiannomads.com/

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