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Florida Marlins History: Appreciating Pitcher Vladimir Núñez

26 Feb 2002: Abraham Nunez #27 of the Florida Marlins is pictured during the Marlins media day at at their spring training facility in Viera , Florida. DIGITAL IMAGE.

Life has been hard without baseball to fall back on through spring.

We’ve had stoppages before, including a World Series cancellation in 1994. Still, it’s unprecedented to have a work stoppage without some sort of labor dispute. In lieu of actual live developments, I’ve taken to researching Florida and Miami Marlins history. Over their first 27 seasons, they employed 590 players who actually took the field in a major league game.