Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon
news

MLB News

Marlins announce 25th anniversary softball game

MLB.com @JoeFrisaro

MIAMI -- The Marlins' silver anniversary celebration will feature many of the organization's all-time greats back in action again.

The club on Thursday announced that its 25th Anniversary Weekend will include an Alumni Softball Game on June 10 at Marlins Park.

MIAMI -- The Marlins' silver anniversary celebration will feature many of the organization's all-time greats back in action again.

The club on Thursday announced that its 25th Anniversary Weekend will include an Alumni Softball Game on June 10 at Marlins Park.

To celebrate their 25th anniversary season, the Marlins will have a throwback weekend on June 8-10 against the Padres in Miami. For all three games, Miami will be wearing the colors of its inaugural 1993 season.

The Marlins Alumni Softball Game, presented by Ciroc, promises to be one of the highlights of the weekend. Participating in the game will be players from the Marlins' 1997 and 2003 World Series title teams.On the list are 25 alumni players, coaches and managers spanning the entire history of the franchise.

The softball game is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. ET. It will be followed by the Marlins-Padres game at 1:10 p.m. ET.

Recent commitments to attend the celebration are ex-players Antonio Alfonseca, Luis Castillo, Alex Fernandez, Cliff Floyd and Juan Pierre. Other former Marlins slated to attend are Charlie Hough, who was the club's first Opening Day starter, Charles Johnson, Livan Hernandez, Mike Lowell and Edgar Renteria.

As part of the weekend festivities, alumni players will make appearances throughout Marlins Park, taking part in autograph signings and selfie stations.

There will be special ticket packages available for the weekend, which are available on marlins.com. One deal includes a $4 Vista Level tickets. That's the same price for an adult general admission ticket for Opening Day in 1993.

The weekend giveaways include a Teal Marlins Rally Towel on June 9 and a 25th Anniversary Logo Pin on June 10.

Limited edition 25th Anniversary shirts, hats and other merchandise are currently on sale at Marlins Park. Additional items, including throwback jerseys and hats, will be available at Marlins Park retail locations, beginning on June 8.

Joe Frisaro has covered the Marlins for MLB.com since 2002. Follow him on Twitter @JoeFrisaro and listen to his podcast.

Miami Marlins