Originally written on No Guts, No Glory  |  Last updated 11/26/12

BRONX, NY - OCTOBER 19: Florida Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria watches from the seats as his team takes on the New York Yankees in game 2 of the Major League Baseball World Series on October 19, 2003 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Marlins fans are predictably angry about the salary dump that owner Jeffrey Loria executed when he traded every good player the Marlins had to the Blue Jays. Their anger is rooted not only in the fact that the Marlins will most likely suck for a good little while, but also because Loria hit up tax payers in funding his new luxurious stadium only to trade away any chance of fielding a winner. So when Bendixen and Amandi International surveyed 400 South Florida Major League Baseball fans, 90% of which were self-described Marlins fans, about how they felt about Loria and the Marlins organization it’s not surprising that Loria was torn to shreds. And by torn to shreds, we mean that he was found to be barely more popular than Fidel Castro amongst the participants. A survey of 400 South Florida Major League Baseball fans, 90 percent of them self-described Marlins fans, found that the Marlins organization — Loria, in particular — antagonized and may have permanently alienated a majority of...
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