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The Offishial Show Episode 97: Fish Stripes Marlins Hall of Fame Week

Ely asks for your help to determine which former players deserve enshrinement in our very own Marlins HOF.

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Ely Sussman analyzes the key takeaways from Saturday’s loss and Sunday’s win by the Marlins in Grapefruit League competition (2:10). The second half of the show (17:35) is a refresher on the Fish Stripes Marlins Hall of Fame. Established last year with 16 inductions—including Miguel Cabrera, Luis Castillo, Jeff Conine, José Fernández, Mike Lowell, Gary Sheffield and Dontrelle Willis—the time has come to vote on candidates for the class of 2021.

Enjoy Episode 97!

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Candidates returning to the Fish Stripes Marlins HOF ballot include Josh Beckett, Hanley Ramírez, Edgar Rentería, Charles Johnson, Dan Uggla and Juan Pierre. In addition, Giancarlo Stanton, Marcell Ozuna, Christian Yelich, Iván “Pudge” Rodríguez and Kevin Brown are among those eligible for the first time.

Fan balloting will be open from Tuesday through Friday. Your voices represent half the vote—nobody gets in without significant support from you guys.

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Fish Stripes is ranked by Feedspot as the world’s No. 2 Miami Marlins podcast (trailing only the pod that’s produced by the franchise itself). Our programs include The Offishial Show, Marlins Barbecue, Earning Their Stripes and Big Hall Talk. All new episodes are posted to You can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Podbean, Megaphone or wherever you normally get your pods from.