The Miami Marlins have had a surprising amount of success so far in their short history. The team overcame many odds to win a couple of championships in the last 20 years. The Marlins was formed in 1993 and have continued to surprise many people with their winning abilities.
The fan base of this club has been volatile due to them having successful seasons only to dismantle their championship rosters and start on the next rebuild.
It is still a young club compared to others but has managed to win more World Series titles than a lot of other teams. Due to having some World Series championship teams, the club has employed some of the best players in the game. There are plenty of names that will end up in the Hall of Fame, and this article goes through and looks at some of the best of all-time.
Fernandez played for Miami Marlins as a starting pitcher. He made his debut for the team back in 2008. He is perhaps of the most celebrated starter from this club because he helped in winning a bunch of games for not very good teams during his stay in the club. He won the National League Rookie of the Year award, but his life was cut short this last winter when he died in a boating accident. In his honor, the club decided to retire his jersey number. He’ll be a fan favorite for many as he was a Cuban defector who had a great career after coming to the US.
Miguel is a Venezuelan who started his career with the Miami Marlins. He made his debut for the club back in 2003 and won many accolades both on his own and together with the team. He has since moved on to the Detroit Tigers, but he’s been even more successful there. He’s won the AL MVP two times, and is a four-time winner of AL Batting Champion. He has over twenty other awards that he earned for individual effort while he played at the club. He was a regular player for the Marlins for about four seasons since his debut before signing with the Tigers in 2012. No player during his time could come any closer to his hitting techniques which made him a global baseball star.
Giancarlo is an American baseball player who played for the Marlins since getting called up to the show. He made his debut back in 2010 and has been a powerful home run hitter ever since. He is 29 years old and has managed to win several individual and team awards. Many fans love him for his outstanding abilities to hit the ball. He is a three-time MLB all-star and Hank Aaron Award winner in the National League. He has a long way to go with the Marlins after being signed to a new deal which will see him stay for more years with the club.
Gray Sheffield is a retired MLB player. He played with eight clubs in the MLB but his period at the Marlins was the peak of his career. He played multiple positions such as right field, left field and also as a third basemen. He is one player who could fit in any area and produce an outstanding performance. The coach and fans loved home for his abilities to play in any role that was given to him helping the team to titles. Gary is still ranked among the top hitters of all time despite retiring from active playing roles.
There are other notable names of players who have been to the club. The efforts of players like Hanley Ramirez, Josh Beckett, and Derrick Lee among others cannot be overlooked.