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Who is the orange-clad Marlins fan at the World Series?

MIAMI -- Among the standouts at the World Series has been a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate. Laurence Leavy's orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot at Games 1 and 2 amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. He says a Royals official approached him offering to move him to the team owner's suite, but Leavy (pronounced Leh'-vee) declined. Two nights...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orange-clad Marlins fan stands out at World Series

MIAMI (AP) Among the standouts at the World Series has been a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate. Laurence Leavy's orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot at Games 1 and 2 amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. He says a Royals official approached him offering to move him to the team owner's suite, but Leavy (pronounced Leh'-vee) declined. Two nights...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins' Stanton, Yelich, Hechavarria named finalists for NL Gold Gloves

Three Miami Marlins could be accepting awards this offseason for their stellar defensive play in 2014. Shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria, left fielder Christian Yelich and right fielder Giancarlo Stanton were named finalists for Gold Gloves at their respective positions, as announced by Rawlings Thursday afternoon. All three are first-time finalists. Hechavarria, who finished with a ...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

‘Marlins Man’ Stealing Show During World Series, 2014 MLB Postseason

If you watched either of the first two games of the World Series, you might have asked yourself, “Who is that guy sitting behind home plate wearing a bright orange Miami Marlins jacket?” If you didn’t, we’ll let it slide, though we’d suggest paying a little more attention to the things that really matter in life. To answer the question, his name is Laurence Leavy, better...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Users Troll Marlins Fan Who Attends World Series (Photo)

In the sea of royal blue, you’ll see that orange dot stick out and quite obnoxiously.  This Marlins fan is getting more buzz than the game and that’s not a good thing. Game 1 already took the cake for having the worst ratings in MLB history. Perhaps it’s up to “The Marlins Man” to keep the game alive? Meanwhile on Twitter, some people had fun with his presence in Kansas...
Via Geeks and Cleats
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marlins fan behind home plate says Royals offered him private suite to move

If you watched Game 1 of the World Series on TV Tuesday night, you may have noticed a man in an orange visor and jacket sitting in the front row behind home plate. His name is Laurence Leavy, and he is — believe it or not — a Miami Marlins fan. Leavy, 58, calls himself...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins Fan Sits Behind Home Plate At World Series (Photo)

Just like their stadium back in Miami, this Marlins fan was also sitting alone in a baseball stadium. Baseball fans can certainly appreciate other fans. But amongst the Royals fans, this bright orange jersey definitely stood out. The Marlins fan, Laurence Leavy, and is notoriously known for wearing his Marlins gear where it’s clearly not in attendance. Perhaps he likes to stand...
Via Geeks and Cleats
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Marlins may have James Shields atop shopping list

The Marlins infused their roster with veterans such as Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Casey McGehee last offseason and it paid off, as the team improved by 15 wins from the year before. This winter, according to MLB.com, Miami hopes to gain even more experience, specifically free agents who have been to the playoffs before. MLB.com's Joe Frisaro gave five players the Marlins may...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Is Marlins Man?

By Michael Weber. Watching game 1 of the World Series last night it was hard to miss the man in the bright orange jersey and visor sitting front-and-center behind home plate at Kauffman Stadium.  The jersey and visor sported the Miami Marlins logo and the man wearing them was Laurence Leavy. Leavy, a.k.a Marlins Man, is a sports enthusiast who has been spotted at major events nation...
Via Beyond The Spread
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins fan proving you can go to World Series without your team

When you're a Miami Marlins fan, you don't wait for your team to reach the World Series to make your own trip to the Fall Classic. That's the lesson from Laurence Leavy, who had a front-row seat behind home plate for Game 1 of the World Series in Kansas City, and was pretty noticeable since he was sporting an orange Marlins windbreaker in a sea of Royals blue. It wasn...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who’s The Marlins Fan At The World Series?

If you are watching the World Series and are paying attention to the fans behind home plate, you have probably noticed a man wearing orange Miami Marlins gear. Maybe you have spotted him at other games this postseason, as he was at the Royals-Orioles series and in San Francisco for the NLCS. So who is this guy? Is he aware he has the wrong MLB gear on? Meet Marlins Man! Marlins...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins position analysis: Shortstop

While there are questions at first and second base this offseason, the area of the infield with the most certainty would be shortstop after a career year from Adeiny Hechavarria. The 25-year-old has appeared in 294 of 324 games over the past two seasons since being acquired in the 2012 blockbuster trade with the Toronto Blue Jays. Hechavarria played in 146 games this year. A right...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: All of Giancarlo Stanton's 2014 homers added up

This is a pretty awesome video put together by the staff over at Whistle Sports. It shows all 37 of Giancarlo Stanton’s homers from the 2014 season. Needless to say, there were some tape-measure shots. It also adds up the distance of all the homers, which was a total of nearly three miles. Who needs to ride a scooter to the ballpark? Instead, maybe just hitch on to one of Stanton’s...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins president: We're not trading Giancarlo Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton’s talents are staying in South Beach. The Marlins have long expressed a desire to keep Stanton despite continued speculation Miami might eventually trade the two-time All-Star. Marlins president David Samson told the Miami Herald on Monday that Stanton is a big part of the organization’s future plans. “He’s on this team (in 2015) either way,” Samson said...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton posts pic showing face is looking better

Last Thursday, Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was blasted in the face with an 88-mph fastball resulting in “multiple facial fractures”, “dental damage” and a “facial laceration requiring stitches”. Tuesday, the slugger (and National League MVP candidate) took to Instagram to post an update as to how he’s doing.  And, well, considering dude had broken teeth...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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