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Marlins Park nearing completion – Video tour

The Marlins begin play in their new home this year, and with the season a month away, the park is nearing completion. A few writers from The Miami Herald got a private tour of Marlins Park from the team owner and president Wednesday. Here are two videos from the tour. One is an up-close look at the aquarium which is stocked with fish, and the other gives a look at the interior of the park. The Marlins are hosting a fan event Saturday and exhibition games will be played in the park a few days later.

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The Marlins Are Turning Their Outfield into a Las Vegas Hotel Marquee

If you didn’t find the new Miami Vice-themed Marlins logo to be bad enough, this will almost assuredly make you throw up. The Marlins will join the likes of the Mets, Brewers, Astros, and Angels by having a tradition after their team hits home runs. Only they won’t settle for dropping an apple, or having a dude ride down a slide, or spouting off water fountains, or letting a train go by. Oh no. They will celebrate home runs by momentarily turning the outfield into a Las Vegas hotel marquee. Peep this GIF via SB Nation to see how it will look in center field following Marlins home runs:

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