15 Facts About Florida Marlins


Miami Florida Marlins are an American professional baseball team based in Miami.

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The Florida Marlins compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of the National League East division.

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Florida Marlins have qualified for the postseason only three times, but won the World Series during their first two runs in 1997 and 2003.

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The Florida Marlins were the first team to win the World Series as a wild card.

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In 1997, the Florida Marlins finished nine games back of the Division Champion Atlanta Braves, but earned the wild card berth.

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The underdog Florida Marlins went on to face the Cleveland Indians in the 1997 World Series, and won in seven games.

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The Florida Marlins wore three different cap designs, all featuring the "F" insignia in front of a leaping marlin.

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Florida Marlins introduced new uniforms before its second World Series-winning season.

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In 2010, the Marlins changed its road uniform design, replacing "Florida" with "Marlins".

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The Florida Marlins primarily wore all-black caps, though for a brief period they wore alternate all-orange caps.

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Florida Marlins released updated logos and color schemes, replacing orange and silver with bright Caliente red, Miami blue and slate grey.

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Florida Marlins won the World Series in 1997 and 2003, but both titles were followed by controversial periods where the team sold off all the high-priced players and rebuilt.

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Also, both the Cubs and Florida Marlins are part of the National League, rendering a World Series matchup between the two teams impossible.

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In 2019, the Florida Marlins brought back the Mermaids for the first time since 2012.

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Florida Marlins have had many official anthems over the years, performed by such artists as Pitbull, DJ Khaled, Poo Bear and Creed frontman Scott Stapp.

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