While the Marlins aren't necessarily finding themselves on the winning side, our NBA brethren won their first title in 2006. There's no such thing as giving a team too much love.
Here's Emilio giving some love:
felicidades a todos los reales fanaticos del heat— Emilio bonifacio (@Elboni_1) June 22, 2012
While we've mentioned LoMo, here's an event to attend on behalf of Morrison:
Brett Hayes believes in the Ruggiano leap:
Peeps! Go vote 4 Justin Ruggianos' catch for best of the best top 10 on ESPN.Unbelievable catch! Had 2 run a 1/4 mile for cripes sake!— Brett Hayes (@bretthayes9) June 25, 2012
Hayes also gives advice to those in Miami today:
It would be wise to stay away from downtown today.Wow!Bad traffic to say the least! twitter.com/bretthayes9/st…— Brett Hayes (@bretthayes9) June 25, 2012
It wasn't just Marlins players who wanted to congratulate the Heat on their title run:
Congrats to the Heat on bringing a championship to Miami!! Great series and capped it off with a big win! #BIM— Ryan Tannehill (@ryantannehill1) June 22, 2012
When a pro team celebrates, they do it big just as Tannehill points out. Just check out their cake that is fit to feed nearly all of Miami-Dade County. Also be sure to check out more content from our friends at Peninsula is Mightier.
When the Heat won their last championship, the Marlins were still named Florida and were playing in whatever name that old stadium was. Anyway, they finished 78-84. Dontrelle Willis, Scott Olsen and Josh Johnson each had 12 wins that season.
In terms of 2012, one of the big fish in the pond is Giancarlo Stanton, and he made an appearance to MLB Network's "Intentional Talk" on Friday: