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Sunday, January 01, 2012

Miami Marlins may not have room for Mermaids, Manatees in new ballpark

I suppose it would be a little garish.

Officially, the Marlins have not put the kibosh on the Mermaids or Manatees for the 2012 season, but it doesn’t appear either group will call the new ballpark home. According to the Miami New Times, the troupes will not be asked to return…

The Facebook page Save the Manatees supports the New Times report that the all-male, plus-sized dancers are done…

The often skimpily-clad Mermaids have been around since 2003 and have become a noteworthy component of the club’s promotional endeavors.

(h/t SB Nation)

The District Attorney Posted: January 01, 2012 at 05:01 PM | 10 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: January 01, 2012 at 06:58 PM (#4026662)
Still having trouble getting used to the phrase "Miami Marlins"
   2. AJMcCringleberry Posted: January 01, 2012 at 07:17 PM (#4026676)
The Mermaids were the only thing that made the Marlins broadcast semi-watchable.
   3. Joe Kehoskie Posted: January 01, 2012 at 07:40 PM (#4026692)
Like aging ML players, the Mermaids can always head to the Mexican League. (Every Mexican League team has at least one Mermaids-type squad.)
   4. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: January 01, 2012 at 07:47 PM (#4026697)
I like the Mermaids because boobs.
   5. smileyy Posted: January 01, 2012 at 08:26 PM (#4026718)
I honestly thought they meant real manatees.
   6. Athletic Supporter is USDA certified lean Posted: January 01, 2012 at 08:29 PM (#4026722)
Oh, the huge manatees!
   7. asinwreck Posted: January 01, 2012 at 08:42 PM (#4026729)
I like the Mermaids because boobs.


This criterion also applies to the Manatees.
   8. The District Attorney Posted: January 01, 2012 at 08:46 PM (#4026732)
I honestly thought they meant real manatees.
Then what did you think the "mermaids" were?
   9. The Long Arm of Rudy Law Posted: January 01, 2012 at 08:47 PM (#4026735)
This criterion also applies to the Manatees.


"Because boobs" is why I like everything I like, except baseball. Has this been the longest offseason ever?
   10. Athletic Supporter is USDA certified lean Posted: January 01, 2012 at 09:44 PM (#4026777)
Has this been the longest offseason ever?


I still gotta give it to 94-95.

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