Category Archives: Marlins Ballpark & Finances

The God Particle to Miami Marlins fans

Gary Nelson’s question to Jeffrey Loria properly identified what truly binds [aka ¹God Particle] Miami Marlins fans, he asked: Your organization and you are, quite frankly, much despised among many in this community…. Can a deal like this wash that … Continue reading

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How not to grow MLB in Miami – part 1865

Do the laws of supply and demand apply to MLB ticket sales? See the nearby screenshot of a portion of the Miami Marlins 2014 schedule. The last column reflects the tickets available for purchase through a MLB approved ticket broker. … Continue reading

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I Spy changes in Jeffrey Loria

Loria before revenue sharing: Loria after revenue sharing: Can you spot the new objects? Ellie Fredrickson has been replaced Bulletproof glass

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Highly questionable or in the tank?

Dan Le Batard’s recent column makes various assertions about the finances of the Miami Marlins which echoes what Jeffrey Loria would have us believe. I don’t know when Le Batard would ever reach the point of skepticism about his Marlins … Continue reading

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Marlins fan pesadilla draws to an end

Pesadilla is the Spanish word for nightmare and a feminine noun.  For Miami Marlins fans, pesadilla is a particularly accurate description for having our MLB team owned by a Manhattan bred arts dealer who made his bones running Expos out … Continue reading

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Forbes March 2012 update: Recap of yearly reporting on Marlins since 2002

April 2003 Recap of Forbes view on the Marlins based on their 2002 finances — Operating loss of $14 million and an *estimated franchise valuation of $136 million . *Jeffrey Loria purchased the team prior to the 2002 season for … Continue reading

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Marlins representation: Turning a profit or turning the screws

For those looking for more blog posts about ‘Marlins Ballpark & Finances’ – please look in the ‘Categories’ box in the top right corner. The Wall Street Journal weighed on on the SEC probe of the Marlins Stadium deal. I … Continue reading

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Why the SEC probe is not a replay of the Braman trial

To show why I don’t think the SEC probe represents a replay of the Braman trial, it is necessary to revisit what Judge Jeri Beth Cohen’s ruling stated in 2008. While there were various claims to Braman’s initial lawsuit, the … Continue reading

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On The Wire: Pigs get fat, hogs get the SEC’s attention

On Saturday, the Miami Herald reported the following: Federal authorities have opened a wide-ranging investigation into the Miami Marlins’ controversial ballpark deal with Miami-Dade County and the city of Miami, demanding financial information underpinning nearly $500 million in bond sales … Continue reading

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Miami Marlins Stadium Agreement: What Went Right

David Samson has lied so often with his public comments about the Marlins finances, he is understandably ignored even when making a good point. David meet Aesop, he no Hee-seop [Choi]. Here are Samson’s comments as reported in Juan C. … Continue reading

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