Backstory and Context
in April 4, 2012 a new chapter began in the history of the Marlins as they played their first game against St. Louis Cardinals. The team moved from the largest stadium in baseball to the smallest as Marlins Park has a seating capacity of 37,442. Three levels of seats go from the left field foul pole around home plate to the right field foul pole. Two levels of seats are located above the right field fence with limited seating located behind the left field fence. Unlike most the of MLB ballparks built, Marlins Park has a futuristic design that looks forward and breaks away from the traditional ballpark design
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