The Marlins are expected to have a big day on Friday, as this will be when the team makes its official makeover and transition into the Miami Marlins. The ballclub will have a new logo, new uniform, new color scheme, and a new name.
While the team is already in rare spender mode as part of being in their own ballpark (and not a renter at Sun Life Stadium), this is expected to be the first big phase of the offseason. It's one that will have plenty more in the way of free-agent signings and trades the team would have normally not done in the past.
But the Marlins are getting negative reactions based on "leaked" designs, which began back in mid-September with the rainbow "M" logo featuring a sliced Marlin in a orange and sky blue scheme.
This logo is expected to be part of the Marlins in some fashion, but whether the colors are part of the equation remains to be seen. This logo was seen on side of seats at the new ballpark, but instead in a white silhouette on a dark blue backdrop.
There have been some rumors that the Marlins will have a variation of cap insignias, one with the "M" and the Marlins and one with the "M" only. Also the Marlins have to unveil the official club logo, one that has not been leaked whatsoever and that usually features the team name within it.
Without further ado, lets see five fan-made logos better than the Marlins new logo:
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