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Eighth Annual Marlins Foundation Fox Sports Fantasy Auction presented by the Clevelander, set for today, Monday, July 29th

Once-in-a-Lifetime Packages Available During Special On-Air Charity Auction Held During Marlins vs. Mets Game Telecast Benefiting The Marlins Foundation

FOX Sports Florida and the Marlins Foundation will host the 2013 Fantasy Auction, Presented by The Clevelander on Monday, July 29th during FOX Sports Florida's live telecast as the Marlins host the New York Mets. 

For the eighth consecutive year, FOX Sports Florida, the exclusive regional television home of the Marlins, will host a special on-air auction giving viewers at home, and at the ballpark, the opportunity to bid on twenty once-in-a-lifetime packages beginning at 6:30pm with FOX Sports Florida's Marlins LIVE pre-game show. Proceeds benefit the Marlins Education Fund (all donations are tax deductible).

"We are very proud to host the 2013 Fantasy Auction. Fans will have the opportunity to bid on exclusive packages while supporting the Marlins Education Fund, which will directly impact several education-focused non-profits in our community," said PJ Loyello, Marlins Senior Vice President of Communications and Broadcasting. "This great event would not be possible without our partnership with Fox Sports Florida and together we hope to raise much needed funds for the youth of South Florida."

Tickets to the Fantasy Auction Party are available online at or by calling (305) 480-2550 and includes a Clevelander game ticket, live bidding with Craig Minervini, Meet 'N Greet opportunity with a Marlins player, gourmet catering and open bar. Ten "Big- Board" packages will be featured throughout the course of the live telecast (All bids start at $500 per package with $100 increments). Items include:



September 6, 2013 - September 8, 2013

Enjoy a trip to sunny South Florida to see the Miami Marlins face the Washington Nationals!

Package Includes:

  • Three (3) night stay for two (2) at The Clevelander on South Beach 
  • Two (2) Diamond Club tickets 
  • Two (2) Clevelander tickets
  • Two (2) Suite tickets
  • Meet 'N Greet with your favorite Marlins player**
  • Behind the scenes tour for two (2) of Marlins Park ballpark
  • Two (2) passes to watch Batting Practice on the field
  • Miami Marlins goody bag
  • 2013 Team autographed ball



September 13, 2013 - September 15

Enjoy a trip on the road with the Marlins when they face the New York Mets!

Package Includes:

  • Airfare for two (2)
  • Three (3) night stay at the Marlins team hotel, Hilton New York
  • Lunch for two (2) at Shake Shack at Citi Field with Craig Miniervini
  • Two (2) passes to watch Batting Practice on the field
  • Two (2) tickets for the Marlins vs. Mets series



Here is your opportunity to play on the same field as the Major Leaguers, with your own game at Marlins Park!*

Package Includes:

  • Catered suite for 22 to a Marlins regular season home game, courtesy of Levy Restaurants
  • Use of the official Visiting Team's locker room to get ready
  • Have your names shown on Marlins Vision for the "game"

(Team must provide own equipment. Turf shoes only. Field of Dreams game will take place post-season*)

  • Coached by a former Marlins player/coach



Enjoy an all access Caribbean cruise onboard the largest ship in the world, Oasis of the Seas or Allure of the Seas!*

Package Includes:

  • Seven (7) night cruise for two (2) in a Ocean Stateroom to your choice of Eastern or Western Caribbean itineraries
  • Two (2) all access passes for a behind the scenes tour of the cruise ship including but not limited to the galley and the engine room
  • Dinner for two (2) at a Specialty restaurant of your choice with wine pairing in one of the Central Park restaurants
  • Preferred access for two (2) to an onboard Broadway Shows: Chicago or Hairspray
  • His and hers Tommy Bahama Cruise Pack

(Cruise departs from Port Everglades. Winner is responsible for all fees, taxes and gratuities. Winner may pay to upgrade accommodations to a Balcony Room and/or add a third or fourth passenger to the Stateroom, based on availability. All bookings must be made no later than seven (7) days prior to sailing.)



Enjoy the best of Miami with this unique package!*

Package Includes:

  • Two (2) Miami Dolphins lower bowl tickets, two (2) pregame field passes and a VIP Parking pass for a 2013-2014 regular season home game
  • Two (2) Miami Heat lower bowl tickets for a 2013-2014 regular season home game
  • Two (2) Diamond Club tickets to a Marlins 2013 regular season home game
  • Sedan transportation for two (2) to and from a Marlins game, courtesy of Aventura Limo
  • Two (2) Florida Panthers tickets to a 2013-2014 regular season home game
  • Four (4) Grandstand tickets to the 2013 NASCAR Spring Cup Series, courtesy of Homestead Speedway
  • Hotel stay for two (2) at Essex House Hotel on South Beach
  • Autographed Ryan Tannehill football



Play golf with the best of them with on PGA courses!

  • Two (2) foursomes at Broken Sound Country Club with Tommy Hutton, plus lunch
  • Ground passes & sky box on 18th for Allianz Tournament; includes food and drinks
  • "A Day with Fuzzy": walk & ride with Fuzzy Zoeller during ProAm at Allianz
  • Two (2) night stay for two (2) in a Deluxe Condominium and two(2) rounds of golf at Hammock Beach Resort * 
  • Two (2) night stay in a Deluxe Villa and two (2) rounds of golf at the Reunion Resort*
  • Set of Callaway Irons
  • Bunkers in Baghdad golfers gift pack
  • Autographed bottle Fuzzy Vodka



Gather your friends for a fun night to remember!*

Package Includes:

  • Catered suite for 16 for a Marlins 2013 regular season home game, courtesy of Levy Restaurants
  • Post-game bottle service at The Clevelander- Marlins Park
  • Goodyear Blimp ride for four (4), courtesy of Goodyear
  • Liquor basket, courtesy of Premier Beverage
  • Hair cut by Marlins barber, Hugo at Marlins Park, courtesy of Heads up Barber Shop



Be the broadcaster you have always known that you could be!

Package Includes:

  • Catered suite for 16 for Friday, August 23 when the Marlins face the Braves, courtesy of FS Florida
  • Interview a Marlins player/alumni before a game, recorded by FS Florida, plus a DVD of your interview**
  • Sixteen (16) passes to watch Batting Practice on the field 
  • Press Box tour for four (4)
  • Visit for four (4) in the 790 The Ticket booth to meet Glenn Geffer and Dave VanHorne
  • Visit for four (4) in the FS Florida booth to meet Tommy & Rich plus on air interview



Enjoy a day in the big leagues as an honor Marlins Player!* (Ages 18 +)

Package Includes:

  • Shadow a Marlins Special Assist during Marlins Spring Training Batting Practice**
  • Complete Marlins BP uniform - hat, personalized BP jersey, pants
  • Personalized Louisville Slugger bat
  • Sit in the Marlins dugout for the game
  • Two (2) night stay at team hotel, Palm Beach Gardens Marriott plus breakfast
  • Photo by Topps and own baseball card
  • Suite for ten (10) for a Marlins 2014 Spring Training home game



Package Includes:

  • LASIK Vision Correction, courtesy of Millennium

(Must pass procedure pre-screening prerequisites)

  • $150 gift card, courtesy of Sun Glass Hut
  • Two (2) Diamond Club tickets to a Marlins 2013 regular season home game
  • Skyline tour of Marlins Park
  • Stand on the field with Jose Fernandez for National Anthem
  • Goodyear Blimp ride for four (4)


In addition to the above experiences, the 2013 Marlins Foundation FOX Sports Fantasy Auction presented by The Clevelander will feature ten Grant Thornton "Mini-Board" items. All bids start at $250 per package with $50 increments. Items include:


Package Includes:

  • Meet 'N Greet for two (2) with Adeiny Hechavarria
  • Two (2) Home Plate box tickets for a Marlins 2013 regular season home game*
  • Twenty (20) 125th Anniversary Limited Edition Cuban Cigars, a wooden cigar box, and a black crystal ashtray, courtesy of Girka
  • Marlins Domino table plus dominos
  • Visit for two (2) in the booth to meet FS Florida SAP broadcasters Cookie Rojas and Raul Striker Jr.
  • Visit for two (2) in the booth to meet Spanish lead play by play Hall of Famer Rafael "Felo" Ramirez
  • Tony Perez autographed



Package Includes:

  • David Wright autographed item
  • Tommy Bahama New York Mets polo
  • Tommy Bahama 2013 All Star polo



Package Includes: 

  • Drop the Rosin Bag on the mound, and start the game with saying "Let's Play Ball" from the field for the home crowd to hear. (Ages 5- 16)*
  • Deliver lineup card with manager
  • Stand on-field for the National Anthem
  • Four (4) Home Plate Box tickets to a Marlins 2013 regular season home game*



Package Includes:

  • Assist Grounds Crew in changing the bases during the game
  • Autographed game used base from each infield position player
  • Four (4) Home Plate Box tickets to a Marlins 2013 regular season home game*



Package includes:

  • 30 minute pitching session with Steve Cishek (Ages 12-18)*
  • Four (4) passes to attend Batting Practice
  • Four (4) Dugout Club tickets to a Marlins 2013 regular season home game



Host your MLB draft party with 11 of your friends in the Marlins Clubhouse!*

Package Includes:

  • Catering for twelve (12), courtesy of Levy Restaurants
  • Assistance from Marlins General Manager - Mike Hill
  • Yearlong subscription to STATS



Take batting practice like the pros!

Package Includes:

  • On field batting practice for four (4) before the game*
  • Pitched to by Marlins Manager Mike Redmond, with batting advice provided by Marlins Hitting Coach Tino Martinez
  • One (1) full personalized Batting Practice uniform
  • Opportunity to be in the 2013 official Team photo
  • Four (4) Home Plate Box tickets to a Marlins 2013 regular season home game



Package includes:

  • 30 minute hitting session in the Marlins batting cages with Greg Dobbs (Ages 5- 18)*
  • Four (4) passes to attend Batting Practice
  • Four (4) Dugout Club tickets to a Marlins 2013 regular season home game*
  • Personalized Louisville Slugger bat



Package Includes:

  • Game used and autographed 2013 "42" jersey
  • Game used and autographed base
  • Game used bat



Hedy Goldsmith, a 2012 and 2013 James Beard Award finalist for Outstanding Pastry Chef, will create a 4-course dessert tasting in your home (within the Miami area) for up to 6 guests

One (1) autographed copy of Hedy Goldsmith's cookbook, Baking Out Loud: Fun Desserts with Big Flavors

  • Gourmet Creations will cater a private event for up to 20 guests
  • PRP Wine International will offer a private in-home wine tasting for up to 10 guests. Your own private consultant will uncork eight (8) bottles of assorted wines for a fun wine tasting experience.
  • Whole Foods of Coral Springs will provide one (1) gourmet picnic basket

Mutually agreed upon date *

Subject to availability **

Viewers from home can call in to bid on auction items at (305) 480-FISH (3474).

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