Sports Marlins Man rocks Jeter jersey - a Miami one - behind plate at Yankee Stadium

14:50  17 april  2018
14:50  17 april  2018 Source:   theScore

The Miami Marlins have an embarrassing attendance problem

  The Miami Marlins have an embarrassing attendance problem More people showed up to watch the Marlins' AA team on Wednesday.While the front office is busy trying to claim corporate citizenship in the British Virgin Islands, the Marlins have sputtered to a 3-9 start with an MLB-worst -35 run differential (though the bulk of that can be blamed on a 20-1 loss to the Phillies). It shouldn't come as a surprise that not very many fans are making the trip to Marlins Park for home games, but for Wednesday's game with the NL East-leading Mets, the Marlins announced 6,150 ticket sales.

Laurence Leavy, better known as Marlins Man , is spotted wearing a Derek Jeter Marlins ' jersey during his retirement ceremony at Yankee Stadium in May.

Related Watch: Miami Marlins complete rare 3-run sacrifice fly (News). However the New York Yankees legend says he would not have sufficient proof to go judgment. Jeter stated the Marlins “need to get the baseball followers again into the stadium ” and get some new followers alongside the

Marlins Man - the self-professed free-agent among high-profile fans - made the trip to the Bronx to watch his beleaguered former favorite team, the Miami Marlins, take on the New York Yankees.

To top it all off Laurence Leavy, Marlins Man's legal name, took in the action while donning a Derek Jeter Marlins uniform; a franchise the Yankees great never actually played for, but now co-owns and acts as the CEO.

Leavy sat immediately behind home plate at Yankee Stadium for Giancarlo Stanton's first game against his old team.

Jays’ Curtis Granderson has been in a New York state of mind

  Jays’ Curtis Granderson has been in a New York state of mind Jays’ Curtis Granderson has been in a New York state of mindThere were four seasons with the New York Yankees, from 2010 to 2013, and then another three-and-a-half with the crosstown Mets, into 2017. Both team’s stadiums are accessible by the city’s subway system, hence the moniker.

Miami Marlins owner Derek Jeter was a staple in the Bronx for 20 years, but when his team visits Yankee Stadium next week, don't expect the Captain to return to his old stomping grounds. New York will host Miami for a two-game series next Monday and Tuesday.

Here’s the point: Miami Marlins minority owner and CEO Derek Jeter plans to skip his team’s visit next week to his former team, the New York Yankees . The Marlins are scheduled to play a two-game set at Yankee Stadium beginning Monday, but Jeter won’t be there.

a group of people in uniform © Christopher Hanewinckel / USA TODAY Sports

This is the first public appearance of Marlins Man since he accompanied reporter Andy Slater of WINZ 940 AM to the British Virgin Islands to locate the Marlins Teamco's new headquarters.

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