April 4, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; A jumbotron displays an opening day game logo prior to the game with the St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins at Marlins Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
The Marlins short 20 year history have been marked by incredible success and soul crushing disappointment often in close succession, 97-98, 03-05, 11-12. The Marlins have won two World Series but they never have had a history of outstanding success in the free agent market but they have been able to trade and draft their way to incredible success. Fangraphs.com rates a 5+ WAR player as a super star and potential MVP candidate, but the Marlins have never won a MVP or Cy Young award.
In the spirit of the Thanksgiving season I want to recount the best seasons the Marlins should be thankful for. So in no particular order here at the five best offensive seasons in Marlins history.