The True Story Behind The Number 12

The True Story Behind The Number 12
Seattle Seahawks fans sign a 25-by-35-foot "12th Man" flag, which honors fans, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, near the Space Needle in Seattle. The flag will be sent to the east coast and presented to the team on Sunday, the day that the Seahawks play the Denver Broncos Sunday in Super Bowl XLVIII. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

And now the true story of how the Number 12 became what it Is in Seattle. We take you back nearly 30 years ago. It was 1985, and a guy named Tim Turner was in charge of sports sponsorships and promotions on the Seahawks flagship radio station. Tim told the story to KOMO's Gregg Hersholt.