On March 7, 1990, Wayne Huizenga, CEO of Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation, announced he had purchased 15 percent of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins and 50 percent of the Dolphins’ home, Joe Robbie Stadium, for an estimated $30 million. Huizenga stated his intention to aggressively pursue an expansion franchise. MLB had announced a few months earlier that it intended to add two ...
The 1997 World Series featured the Cleveland Indians, who were playing in their second World Series in three years. Their opponents were the Florida Marlins, who had set a record by reaching the Series in only their fifth season. The Marlins were underdogs, but they capped a stunning season by beating the Indians in seven games, becoming the first-ever wild ...
The 2003 World Series marked the 99th edition of the World Series. The Florida Marlins defeated the New York Yankees in six games, 4–2. This is also the most recent Series in which the losing team outscored the winning team. The Yankees lost, despite outscoring the Marlins 21–17 in the Series.
Founded in 1991 as the Florida Marlins, the Marlins began play in 1993 in the suburb of Miami Gardens, and moved to the city in 2012, becoming the Miami Marlins at that time.
2000 – Present / Major League Baseball
1993 – 1999 / National League
2012 – Present / Miami Marlins
1993 – 2011 / Florida Marlins
Marlins – The old nickname was revived from back in the 1950’s from the International League and Florida State League called the “Marlin,” a popular sporting fish.
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2021 - Present / LoanDepot Park
2012 – 2020 / Marlins Park
1993 – 2011 / Sun Life Stadium
2018 – Present / Bruce Sherman, Michael Jordan and Derek Jeter
2002 – 2018 / Jeffrey Loria
1998 – 2002 / John W. Henry
1993 – 1998 / Wayne Huizenga
42 / Jackie Robinson
*Blue is this team’s history