Watch for the Fish to drop the Florida name in anticipation of the 2012 name switch; it's starting now with a redesign of the team's road uniform.
The Florida Marlins unveiled a new road uniform for the 2010 season, as the team starts the gradual process of losing "Florida" from the team name in anticipation of a moniker switch to the Miami Marlins in 2012.
The gray uniform top will now identify the team as "Marlins" across the chest instead of "Florida," as the team prepares to officially become the Miami Marlins in 2012.
The new road uniform tops will feature a black, silver and teal Marlins script across the chest with matching names and numbers on the back. The patch of the team's "F" logo formerly located on the left sleeve will be dropped.
"This is just the first of many re-branding initiatives that will be introduced during the transition to the new ballpark in Miami," said Marlins owner, Jeffrey Loria. "We believe this change will better reflect the team's commitment to the South Florida community and will provide an enhanced look to the Marlins brand that fans will embrace."
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