• Angels opt out of stadium lease with Anaheim

    1 month ago - By MLB News

    The Angels announced Tuesday that they have opted out of their stadium lease with the city of Anaheim, a move that will open the door for the team to explore venue options outside of its longtime home.
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  • Marlins HR sculpture to be relocated

    1 month ago - By MLB News

    The Marlins will remove the seven-story "Homer" sculpture from Marlins Park. The Art in Public Places board of Miami-Dade County unanimously voted Tuesday in favor of the Marlins' plan to relocate the colorful, mechanical artwork to a location outside the ballpark.
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  • Marlins home run sculpture to be moved to plaza outside ballpark

    Marlins home run sculpture to be moved to plaza outside ballpark

    1 month ago - By Fox Sports

    The artwork, which has been located beyond the center field fence, will be replaced by a tiered standing room-only area for spectators.
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  • Marlins receive permission to remove famed sculpture from stadium

    1 month ago - By Yardbarker

    Marlins Park, the home of the Miami Marlins, will soon have a very different look. The stadium's famed outield home run sculpture is on its way out. “The Miami Marlins won county permission on Tuesday to move its home-run sculpture out of Marlins Park to the plaza outside, giving Derek Jeter a key win in his efforts to erase the legacy of former owner Jeffrey Loria,” Douglas Hanks of the Miami Herald reported. The decision to have the sculpture removed has been met with some controversy.. Jeter has made his distaste for the sculpture known ever since he and his group bought the team from...
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  • Marlins approved to move home run sculpture

    1 month ago - By Yardbarker

    Derek Jeter's Miami Marlins did not accumulate too many victories during the regular season, but they scored one this week. Miami-Dade County gave the Marlins permission to move the home run sculpture in Marlins Park. The sculpture was built by artist Red Grooms, who opposed the move. That complicated the team's effort to move the sculpture, which was one of the first things Jeter's ownership group wanted to do upon buying the team from previous owner Jeffrey Loria. According to The Miami Herald, the Marlins “promised to pay Miami-Dade up to $2.5 million if Grooms opts to take his name off...
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  • Marlins moving HR sculpture to plaza outside stadium

    1 month ago - By TheScore

    Those attending Miami Marlins home games in 2019 will no longer have a view of the stadium's most iconic element: the home run sculpture in center field. The team has received permission from Miami-Dade County to move the sculpture to the plaza outside Marlins Park, according to Douglas Hanks of the Miami Herald. Red Grooms, the sculptor behind "Homer," was opposed to the statue being moved from its home in center. Grooms said he designed it under a $2.5-million contract with the county specifically for that placement. As the artist, he has the right to disavow the work when it's moved...
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  • Win for Jeter: Marlins' home run sculpture will be moved

    1 month ago - By Fox Sports

    The Miami Marlins' Red Grooms home run sculpture is outta here
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  • Report: Marlins moving colourful home run sculpture

    1 month ago - By Sportsnet

    The Miami Marlins are reportedly moving their polarizing home run sculpture.
    The vibrant display has been a part of Marlins Park since the facility was opened in 2012.
    The sculpture - featured behind the left-centre-field wall - came to life after every Marlins home run, and will be moved to a plaza outside the park, according to the Miami Herald .
    Red Grooms, the artist behind the sculpture, opposed its displacement.
    More to come.
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  • Statue of limitations: Marlins to move sculpture

    1 month ago - By ESPN

    The Art in Public Places board of Miami-Dade County unanimously approved the Marlins' plan to relocate the seven-story-high "Homer" sculpture outside the stadium.
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  • Miami-Dade County approves Marlins' plan to move home run structure outside stadium

    Miami-Dade County approves Marlins' plan to move home run structure outside stadium

    1 month ago - By Sporting News

    Marlins part owner and CEO Derek Jeter made it known when his group bought the team that he wanted the structure dubbed "Homer" moved.
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