Miami Marlins History

History: Willingham, Olsen traded to Nationals

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On this day in team history, the Marlins sent starting outfielder Josh Willingham and young lefty Scott Olsen to the Nationals for Emilio Bonifacio and two minor leaguers.

History: Fredi Gonzalez becomes first MiLB manager

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On this day in Marlins history, November 7, 2013, Fredi Gonzalez becomes the Marlins first minor league manager, paving the way to his eventually taking over the Fish 15 years later.

History: Hermida traded to Red Sox in 2009

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On this date in team history, the Marlins traded Jeremy Hermida to the Red Sox for two minor league pitchers. It was a sign that Florida had essentially given up hope that the team's former No. 1...

History: County agrees to help fund new ballpark

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On this day in team history, Miami-Dade County Commissioners approved a plan that would put $73 million of taxpayers' money towards the building of a new stadium for the to-be-renamed Miami Marlins.

Marlins History: Task force for MLB expansion

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On this date in Marlins history, back in 1987, U.S. Senators from eight states formed a task force to investigate baseball expansion that eventually led to the formation of the Marlins.

Marlins History: Marlins hire Rene Lachemann

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On October 22, 1992, the Florida Marlins made their first managerial hire, as they chose the experienced Rene Lachemann to run the expansion franchise.

History: Gonzalez helps tie '03 Series at 2-2

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On this day in team history, the Marlins pulled out what was essentially a must win in Game 4 of the 2003 World Series. Alex Gonzalez provided the dramatics with a walk-off homer in the 12th...

History: Marlins take Game 3 of '97 WS, 14-11

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On this day in team history, Florida outlasted Cleveland in Game 3 of the 1997 World Series, prevailing 14-11 and taking a 2-1 lead in the Series. The Marlins scored seven runs in the top of the...

History: Marlins top Indians in Game 1 of '97 WS

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On this day in team history, Florida opened what ended up being one of the best World Series ever with a 7-4 win in Game 1. Moises Alou provided the biggest offense for the Marlins, smashing a...

History: Reviewing Steve Bartman and the Cubs

Yesterday was the ten-year anniversary of the Steve Bartman incident during Game 6 of the 2003 National League Championship Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Marlins. How does it look from...

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