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Jeter Secures Win to Remove Marlins Home Run Sculpture

The Miami Marlins won county permission on Tuesday to move its home run sculpture out of Marlins Park to the plaza outside, giving Derek Jeter a key win in his efforts to erase the legacy of former owner Jeffrey Loria.  Read more here.

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Marlins Park Legal Drama Begins Today

A Thursday morning hearing will serve as the opening act of a legal drama between Jeffrey Loria, former owner of the Miami Marlins, Derek Jeter, a current owner, and Miami-Dade County, longtime owner of the team’s ballpark.  Read more here.   Meanwhile, the drama over the home-run sculpture continues.  Read more here.

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Could Marlins’ Home Run Sculpture be Removed Under New Ownership?

Jeffrey Loria has reportedly agreed to sell the Miami Marlins to a group fronted by former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.  With the smoke clearing, more information about the new group and its plans are surfacing, including the possibility that the mechanical home run sculpture in left-center field could be removed.  Read more here.


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Deal to Sell Marlins in the Works

Miami Marlins New LogoSources report that Miami Marlins president David Samson has said that there is a $1.6 billion “handshake agreement” for the MLB team.  Current owner Jeffrey Loria paid $158 million for the baseball team in 2002.  Read more here.  Loria gets skewered here and here.

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Loria Shakes Up Marlins’ Baseball Operations

Miami Marlins New LogoMiami Marlins president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest and his special assistant Jeffy Fleming were fired Friday by owner Jeffrey Loria.  Further announcements about the team’s new structure in baseball operations will come soon.  Read more here.

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Miami Mayor on Marlins Park: “The residents of Miami were raped. Completely.”

Miami Marlins New LogoIf you have not read S.L Price‘s nine-page article in Sports Illustrated titled, “Art of the Deal Gone Wrong,” profiling Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria and his ongoing public relations mess, you can check it out here.  Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and others had a few choice words for the embattled owner and the project.  Enjoy!


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The Rise and Demise of Marlins Park

Miami Marlins New LogoGUEST POST – Jeffrey Loria is an art dealer. He’s also the owner of the Miami Marlins. As far as being in control of a baseball club in Miami, he’s certainly taken his licks during a tenure that has brought a great deal of negative attention. Continue reading

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