Youth Baseball and Softball Celebration
The Marlins celebrated Youth Baseball and Softball in South Florida on Saturday, September 19.
- Trivia Challenge with Billy the Marlin & his local mascot friends, as we celebrate Billy’s Birthday!
- Hitting instruction from Marlins Assistant Hitting Coach, Robert Rodriguez.
- Pitching instruction from former MLB relief pitcher and current broadcaster, Jeff “Nellie” Nelson.
- Softball pitching instruction from former collegiate softballer and Fox Sports Florida host, Kelly Saco.
- Q&A with native South Floridian and Marlins Outfielder, Lewis Brinson.
- Fan Experiences with local youth baseball & softball participants.
The Miami Marlins celebrated Hispanic culture during our Comunidad305 virtual event on September 12.
Programming included special welcome messages from Marlins Alumni, a Marlins Trivia Challenge with local heritage leaders and musical performances by the Marlins Pachanga band, Leslie Cartaya and the Homestead-Miami Mariachi Conservatory. We also recognized heroes in the South Florida Hispanic Community.
Frontline Heroes Appreciation
On August 29th, the Miami Marlins honored and recognized dedication to keeping our community safe and running during these unprecedented times.
Programming featured a Marlins Trivia Challenge with Frontline Hero participants representing Fire, Healthcare and Mail Carrier professions.
South Florida Black History Celebration
On August 16th, the Miami Marlins celebrated Black History in South Florida as part of Major league Baseball’s recognition of the Negro Leagues’ 100th Anniversary.
Programming featured important conversations with prominent figures within the South Florida Black community and a Marlins and Negro Leagues focused Trivia Challenge with representatives from several minority owned businesses.
- Bob Kendrick: President, Negro League Baseball Museum
- Mike Shaw: Vice President Head of Experience and Innovation, Miami Marlins
- Germaine Smith-Baugh: President & CEO, Urban League of Broward County
- Ernest T. Jones: Athletic Director, Florida Memorial University