Mariners' cotton-candy girl is new internet hero

Mariners' cotton-candy girl is new internet hero


With a blue cotton candy cone in hand and spun sugar on her face, a little girl at a Mariners game had the perfect reaction to a Seattle win – with the help of sugar.

Her photos and GIFs have gone viral, with people calling her Cotton Candy Girl.

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"This will be a meme," said Aaron Kim on the KIRO 7 Facebook page, where we shared a GIF from the Mariners after their 8-3 win on Wednedsay over the Rangers.

Fans tried to name her the player of the game. The team shared a Photoshopped image of Cotton Candy Girl wearing the “Swelmet,” is a helmet worn by the player of the game.

The player of the game was Adam Lind, who hit two homers.

Cotton Candy Girl is winning hearts on the internet, with some calling her a heroine.

Her father shared a photo of Cotton Candy Girl on the way home from the game, in a “satisfied slumber of an Ms victory.”

Seattle is known for having some interesting fans

There was the popcorn guy at a Washington State-Stanford football game in 2013 at CenturyLink Field. Some locals also believe that "the wave" started at a 1981 University of Washington football game, though ESPN thinks otherwise.