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Baseball: A History of America’s Favorite Game. New York: Modern Library, 2008. com. These links are routinely monitored and updated to provide the most current information available. org This hall of fame and museum highlights the greatest players and moments in the history of baseball. com This has been the Marlins’ spring-training ballpark since 2003. 47 INDEX Alou, Moises, 7, 8, 23, 31 Beckett, Josh, 25, 27–28, 31, 32–33, 35, 37 Bell, Heath, 41 Boles, John (manager), 18, 24 Bonilla, Bobby, 7, 8 Brown, Kevin, 9, 10, 23 Buehrle, Mark, 41 Burnett, A.

He had his Cubs fan interfered with the first managing job with the Kansas ball before Alou could catch it. City Royals from 1973 to 1975. He Foul ball. then had managing stints with the Alou was furious. So were Oakland Athletics (1977–78), the Cubs fans. The play rattled San Diego Padres (1988–90), and the Cubs and re-energized the Cincinnati Reds (1997–2000). the Marlins. Given a second From 1981 to 1990, he was general chance, Castillo walked. After manager of the Padres, helping them Rodriguez reach the World Series in 1984.

The Marlins began the 2013 season under manager Mike Redmond. They lacked core players Reyes, Buehrle, Bell, and Ramirez and struggled through the season, ending with a losing 62–100 record. Marlins fans are hopeful the new stadium, manager, and players will soon translate into another World Series title. A BRIGHT FUTURE 41 TIMELINE 42 MIAMI MARLINS 43 QUICK STATS KEY PLAYERS (position[s]; seasons with team) FRANCHISE HISTORY Florida Marlins (1993–2011) Miami Marlins (2012– ) WORLD SERIES (wins in bold) 1997, 2003 NL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES 1997, 2003 DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIPS None WILD-CARD BERTHS (1995– ) 1997, 2003 Josh Beckett (SP; 2001–05) A.

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