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One weird fact you may not know-Marlins

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On MLB website, of course most of us already knew this

The Marlins are probably the only team whose mascot lost its head during a parachuting accident (probably). On Opening Day 1997, a Navy SEAL dressed as Billy the Marlin parachuted into the ballpark. Unfortunately, an unexpected gust of wind blew the head off the skydiver, who had to land in the park without it.

The head was eventually recovered months later when two fans found it resting on a retaining wall along the Florida Turnpike.

Facts for all the teams


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