Yeah, this is not a way to get ticket sales up in Miami. Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Between Derek Jeter and David Beckham, the city of Miami has some of the sporting world’s most famous owners. So, who will win a championship first? Jeter’s Miami Marlins, or Beckham’s presently unnamed MLS franchise? Jeter wouldn’t explicitly say. But based on what he said, the smart money is on the soccer team.

What would have been great for Jeter is if he bought this team with a strong players. If he only had the chance to field a team with guys like Giancarlo Stanton, Marcell Ozuna, and Christian Yelich, then he may not be starting from such a hole.

Never mind.

In all seriousness, for the sake of Marlins fans, let’s hope that Jeter is not serious. The MLS franchise isn’t even set to begin until 2020. If Jeter is accurate, not only is his team bad now, but it will continue to be hopeless for at least three more seasons.

QUIZ: Name the players on the active roster for the Miami (Florida) Marlins 2003 World Series-winning team

Can you name the players on the active roster for the Miami (Florida) Marlins 2003 World Series-winning team?

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SP
Josh Beckett
LF-RF
Miguel Cabrera
2B
Luis Castillo
DH-LF
Jeff Conine
RF-PH
Juan Encarnacion
RP
Chad Fox
SS
Alex Gonzalez
RP
Rick Helling
PH
Todd Hollandsworth
1B
Derrek Lee
RP
Braden Looper
3B
Mike Lowell
RP
Carl Pavano
SP
Brad Penny
CF
Juan Pierre
SP
Mark Redman
C
Mike Redmond
C
Ivan Rodriguez
RP
Ugueth Urbina
RP
Dontrelle Willis
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