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Marlins still working on a naming-rights deal for new ballpark

New Marlins Ballpark

The Florida Marlins missed a soft deadline Friday of having a naming-rights agreement in place for the team’s new ballpark a year before opening, but team president David Samson says a deal should be done within a month.

It sounds like the team is heavy in discussions with potential partners, so thoughts that the place may be known as Marlins Ballpark or The Fish Tank are probably a little misplaced. Still, given that there will be an actual fish tank behind home plate, we’re guessing the ballpark will be known as The Fish Tank unofficially anyway.

Rendering courtesy of Populous.

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