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Jones pays tribute to Ultimate Warrior

WASHINGTON -- There is still a lot of professional wrestling fan left in Marlins first baseman Garrett Jones.

When news broke that WWE legend "The Ultimate Warrior," James Hellwig, had passed away on Tuesday, it moved Jones to consider ways to pay tribute. Immediately, the first baseman took to Twitter, and wrote: "RIP Ultimate Warrior. You were the best!"

Jones even changed the background image on his Twitter account to a photo of the famed wrestler.

"He was my ultimate favorite, for sure," Jones said. "I kind of liked a lot of them, but he was No. 1. I need to get the intro song, and do a little tribute to him. He was fun to watch for me growing up."

So when the Marlins return home from the road trip, don't be surprised if Jones' walk-up song is "Unstable," in honor of The Ultimate Warrior.

Joe Frisaro is a reporter for He writes a blog, called The Fish Pond. Follow him on Twitter Read More: Miami Marlins, Garrett Jones