15 Facts About Marlins Park


LoanDepot Park is a retractable roof stadium located in Miami, Florida.

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LoanDepot Marlins Park was LEED certified as the greenest MLB park in 2012.

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The Marlins Park arrived in 1993 and during their time at the stadium, the Marlins Park drew more than 3 million people in their inaugural season and won two World Series titles, in 1997 and 2003.

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Thereafter, the Marlins Park began a concerted effort to get their own baseball-only venue.

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Subsequently, the Marlins Park explored relocation options in the ensuing years from Las Vegas, Portland, and San Antonio.

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That following March in 2009, both the city and the county commission finalized approval for the sale of bonds for funding of the stadium, along with the Florida Marlins Park to be renamed the Miami Marlins Park upon the opening of the new stadium.

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Marlins Park began operations on April 4,2012, for Opening Day of the 2012 season.

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LoanDepot Marlins Park has the distinction of being the first MLB park designed in what stadium planners are calling the "contemporary" architectural style.

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LoanDepot Marlins Park pays tribute to the two football stadiums closely associated with the team's stadium history.

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On May 25,2012, Marlins Park surpassed that goal by officially becoming the first MLB stadium—and the first retractable-roof stadium in any sport—to achieve LEED Gold Certification, anointing the facility as the most sustainable ballpark in MLB.

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The changes were studied and enacted after Marlins players complained to president David Samson that their long balls were not resulting in as many doubles or home runs as in other parks.

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From March 9 to 13,2017, Marlins Park hosted Pool C in the four-pool, first round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic.

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Marlins Park hosted the 2017 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in July 2017.

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In January 2013, Marlins Park began hosting the Miami Soccer Challenge as part of a three-year partnership with Global Football Challenge.

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Marlins Park has hosted Monster Jam events since February 2018 as part of their stadium championship tours.

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