Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, February 09, 2013

Marlins Fans Cool to Winter Warm-Up Event

custom-made matching protest shirts.

Said Cooper: “We love our Marlins. We just hate Loria.”

Cooper said he was hoping to get players to sign the shirt. He said his shirt was a hit with fans, adding “Even the employees liked it.”

Don Chase, a Fort Lauderdale lawyer, wore a Toronto Blue Jays cap — his way of protesting November trade.

“I’m supporting the Marlins North,” Chase said. “We need to trade the owner.”

” cols=“100” rows=“20”>

Gary Cooper (left) and Jorge Hidalgo of Miami wore custom-made matching protest shirts.

Said Cooper: “We love our Marlins. We just hate Loria.”

Cooper said he was hoping to get players to sign the shirt. He said his shirt was a hit with fans, adding “Even the employees liked it.”

Don Chase, a Fort Lauderdale lawyer, wore a Toronto Blue Jays cap — his way of protesting November trade.

“I’m supporting the Marlins North,” Chase said. “We need to trade the owner.”

This event was held at Marlins Park in Miami. Tony Bosch was unavailable for comment.

boteman asks Where's My Ring? Posted: February 09, 2013 at 11:26 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: marlins, ownership

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. boteman asks Where's My Ring? Posted: February 10, 2013 at 11:48 AM (#4366482)
No one is safe from the infamous cols/rows posting bug. I guess the parser doesn't like tags embedded within the quote tag.

The unquoted part leading off is everything after the opening link tag around "custom-made", all of which appears correctly in the quote box.
   2. John Northey Posted: February 10, 2013 at 01:27 PM (#4366541)
Well, the worst attendance ever for the Marlins was 10,038 fans per game in 2002 (813k total on the year, just over 1000 more total than the Expos that year.

Last year there were 27k per game, after 18k+ the year before. Can they drop back down to that 18k level? The second lowest they ever were was 14k per game, can they reach that low? I'd love to see it. I think the 10k in 2002 is too far to reach though.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Don Malcolm
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - May 2015
(2208 - 11:32pm, May 24)
Last: Mike A

NewsblogOT: 2015 NHL Playoff thread
(464 - 11:30pm, May 24)
Last: Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogOTP - May 2015: Jeb Bush would like to watch baseball with Teddy Roosevelt and Pitbull
(3775 - 11:28pm, May 24)
Last: greenback wants the dh

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 5-24-2015
(80 - 11:26pm, May 24)
Last: Snowboy

NewsblogIs switch-hitting a lost art? - Sports - The Boston Globe
(3 - 11:19pm, May 24)
Last: Misirlou's got a job, but it don't pay

NewsblogShaikin: Rally monkey, chew on this: Dodgers try the rally banana
(11 - 11:09pm, May 24)
Last: Misirlou's got a job, but it don't pay

NewsblogDJ Short: UPDATE: David Wright diagnosed with spinal stenosis
(10 - 10:00pm, May 24)
Last: PASTE Thinks This Trout Kid Might Be OK (Zeth)

NewsblogBrian Matusz of Baltimore Orioles ejected for foreign substance
(11 - 9:18pm, May 24)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogHolding Separate Elections For Player and Non-Player Candidates Would Greatly Improve the Hall of Fame's Era Ballot Vote Process
(33 - 7:03pm, May 24)
Last: Rennie's Tenet

NewsblogOT: Soccer March 2015
(1066 - 5:21pm, May 24)
Last: ursus arctos

NewsblogMURRAY CHASS: FIVE PERCENT IS NO SOLUTION
(17 - 4:38pm, May 24)
Last: JE (Jason)

NewsblogOT: NBC.news: Valve isn’t making one gaming console, but multiple ‘Steam machines’
(1679 - 3:34pm, May 24)
Last: Langer Monk

NewsblogMeasuring MLB's best game-callers
(11 - 3:33pm, May 24)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogMoney is MLB's biggest obstacle to a 154-game season
(37 - 2:32pm, May 24)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogMariners notebook: Cano looks back to 2008 struggles in effort to keep even keel as current slump deepens | Mariners Insider - The News Tribune
(4 - 2:20pm, May 24)
Last: bobm

Page rendered in 0.1846 seconds
48 querie(s) executed