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    Marlins New Ballpark

    Pretty awesome and with a retractable roof.

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    Re: Marlins New Ballpark

    Once the "we've got a new stadium" effect wears off, it will soon be a neat stadium pulling in the usual 3,000 fans per game.


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    Re: Marlins New Ballpark

    Quote Originally Posted by ketchupnmustard View Post
    Once the "we've got a new stadium" effect wears off, it will soon be a neat stadium pulling in the usual 3,000 fans per game.
    There was a wide-angle picture on the Internet last year of a game that had less than 400 attendance


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    Re: Marlins New Ballpark

    we saw it when down there in january ----- it is amazing --- will be watching tonite as defending champs play



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    Re: Marlins New Ballpark

    Quote Originally Posted by ketchupnmustard View Post
    Once the "we've got a new stadium" effect wears off, it will soon be a neat stadium pulling in the usual 3,000 fans per game.
    I think they will get decent crowds. They are closer to where people live, the last stadium was in the middle of nowhere. Plus, you ALWAYS know they will play. In the summer, south florida has a 95% chance of rain, you just don't know how long it will last and how hard it will come. Why drive an hour and a half to a game that you don't know will actually get played?



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    Re: Marlins New Ballpark

    The ground level seats in the outfield are pretty sweet looking




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    Re: Marlins New Ballpark

    Quote Originally Posted by ketchupnmustard View Post
    Once the "we've got a new stadium" effect wears off, it will soon be a neat stadium pulling in the usual 3,000 fans per game.
    Heard a piece on NPR about the new stadium. They built it further south also in hopes of involving the Latino/Hispanic community more. This along with signing a well known Hispanic free agent, they are hoping brings the fans around more often.



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    Re: Marlins New Ballpark

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    The ground level seats in the outfield are pretty sweet looking
    They even have a pool in Left Field - just had their first pool party:

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    Re: Marlins New Ballpark

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    They even have a pool in Left Field - just had their first pool party:

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    Those wings look good.



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    Re: Marlins New Ballpark

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    I think they will get decent crowds. They are closer to where people live, the last stadium was in the middle of nowhere. Plus, you ALWAYS know they will play. In the summer, south florida has a 95% chance of rain, you just don't know how long it will last and how hard it will come. Why drive an hour and a half to a game that you don't know will actually get played?
    Didn't they play at the Dolphins' stadium? Isn't that right in the middle of Miami?



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    Re: Marlins New Ballpark

    Quote Originally Posted by driegner View Post
    Didn't they play at the Dolphins' stadium? Isn't that right in the middle of Miami?
    Nope North of Miami near Fort Lauderdale



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    Re: Marlins New Ballpark

    Quote Originally Posted by BigJCy View Post
    Nope North of Miami near Fort Lauderdale
    Why the hell did the Dolphins have dirt on their field then?

    Also, WIKIPEDIA LIED TO ME!

    It was the home to the Florida Marlins baseball team from 1993-2011.



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    Re: Marlins New Ballpark

    Quote Originally Posted by driegner View Post
    Why the hell did the Dolphins have dirt on their field then?

    Also, WIKIPEDIA LIED TO ME!
    The Marlins did indeed play in Dolphins Stadium but that stadium is located nowhere near downtown Miami.



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    Re: Marlins New Ballpark

    Quote Originally Posted by BigJCy View Post
    The Marlins did indeed play in Dolphins Stadium but that stadium is located nowhere near downtown Miami.
    Oh I see, it wasn't "Nope" to Sun Life Stadium it was "Nope" to that being central to Miami.

    Classic mix up! Thanks for the clarification.



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