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Opening Day

ATLANTA - JULY 26: At Turner Field, a poster honors #44 Hank Aaron and his career with the Braves (1954-1974), on July 26, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Top 5 Baseball Opening Day Moments

Some opening day moments changed baseball forever, others are just really cool. Here are our top 5.

03/27/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 13: Starting pitcher Jose Fernandez #16 of the Miami Marlins throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium August 13, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Jose Fernandez Is Marlins’ Opening Day Starter

To the surprise of absolutely no one who follows baseball, Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond announced that defending National League rookie of the year Jose Fernandez will be the team’s opening day starter.

CBS Miami–03/03/2014

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Marlins Try Groupon Hoping To Spark Ticket Sales

Crews are polishing the Marlins Ballpark, prepping for a second season in Little Havana. Opening day will be historic for the team, especially how they fill the seats.

CBS Miami–03/25/2013

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Nolasco To Be Marlins’ Opening Day Starter

After a tumultuous offseason featuring a fire-sale of talent, the Miami Marlins are making plans for opening day 2013 and settled on the first pitcher out of the gates for the Fish.

CBS Miami–03/07/2013

John Maine #33 of the New York Mets delivers a pitch against the Washington Nationals on May 10, 2010 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Marlins Hand Veteran Pitcher Opening Day Start In Spring Training

The Miami Marlins feel pretty confident in their projected starting rotation of Ricky Nolasco, Jacob Turner, Nathan Eovaldi, and Henderson Alvarez. But the fifth spot is still up for grabs and the pitcher that will take the mound Saturday in the Marlins’ opening game of spring training is hoping to secure that spot.

CBS Miami–02/22/2013

CINCINNATI, OH - APRIL 05: Omar Infante #12 of the Miami Marlins steps over Brandon Phillips #4 of the Cincinnati Reds as Phillips broke up a double play on Opening Day at Great American Ball Park on April 5, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Marlins Shut Out By Reds, 4-0

Jay Bruce homered and drove in a pair of runs, and Johnny Cueto dominated in his first opening-day start, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Thursday before one of their biggest crowds.

CBS4–04/05/2012

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Marlins Look For First Win In Cincinnati

The Miami Marlins have opened their brand new stadium, Thursday, they will look for their first win of the season on the road in Cincinnati.

CBS4–04/05/2012

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Sellout Crowd In Awe Of New Marlins Park Debut

After more than a decade of false starts and acrimonious debate, the Marlins dream of a stadium to call their home turned to reality Wednesday with the official opening of Marlins Ballpark.

CBS4–04/04/2012

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Cracks Found In New Marlins Ballpark Garages, Repairs To Delay Completion

Hundreds of hairline cracks have appeared on support beams along exterior walls of Miami’s four parking garages at the new Little Havana ballpark for the Marlins. The repairs will cause some delays.

CBS4–06/25/2011

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Marlins Ready To ‘Top Off’ Stadium Roof

Just over one year before the new Marlins stadium is scheduled to host its first game, the team is getting ready to show off a milestone in the construction process – the topping off of the signature retractable roof.

CBS4–03/21/2011

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