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Commissioner's statement regarding H. Wayne Huizenga

Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement regarding the passing of H. Wayne Huizenga, the founding owner of the Florida Marlins, at the age of 80.
March 23, 2018

Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement regarding the passing of H. Wayne Huizenga, the founding owner of the Florida Marlins, at the age of 80:"Major League Baseball extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Wayne Huizenga. Wayne played a pivotal role in bringing

Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement regarding the passing of H. Wayne Huizenga, the founding owner of the Florida Marlins, at the age of 80:
"Major League Baseball extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Wayne Huizenga. Wayne played a pivotal role in bringing the Marlins to South Florida more than a quarter-century ago and his leadership brought a World Championship season in 1997, the franchise's fifth year of existence. More important than Wayne's great success in business was his extraordinary philanthropy, which impacted many people and improved communities."