Posted by Garrett Staples on July 03, 2017. 0 Comments
by John Rosman
When the biggest soccer rivalry in the Northwest — maybe in all of Major League Soccer, some argue — reaches the 80th minute on Sunday, a song will grow from the Timbers Army in Providence Park.
The crowd will continue a 13-year home match tradition by singing “You Are My Sunshine” in the waning minutes of the match.
It’s part love song for the team and part memory for Hannah, the daughter of a man named Jim Serrill.
Serrill was Timber Jim, the mascot and beating heart of the Portland Timbers.
Courtesy of Allison Andrews
Jim wore work clothes, wielded a chainsaw and, under the...