Aug 4, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Former Florida Marlins managerJack McKeon
waves to the crowd during the tenth anniversary celebration of the 2003 World Series Championship before a game against the Cleveland Indians at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports
June 28 vs. Dodgers — 2003 World Series Replica Ring (First 10,000 fans)
There’s a lot going on at Marlins Park on this day, and there’s absolutely no reason the game should not be a total 37,000 sellout. Not only do you get your very own fake version of the ginormous ring Loria never takes off his finger, but Josh Beckett will be at the park where he’ll be honored by the team following his retirement at the end of last season.
Understandably, the Marlins are really riding the ’03 World Series championship as long as they can. Two years ago was the ten year anniversary, and they honored the world champion team several times, on their way to that 100-loss season. Of course, this year’s team should actually be competitive, but the Marlins still haven’t done anything since 2003, and literally every player from that team is long-gone. So, um, happy 12-year anniversary, Marlins fans! Long live nostalgia!