MIAMI-- Old-school baseball guy Jack McKeon never thought he'd see the day when there were tropical fish in aquariums behind each on-deck circle.
"I guess you got to change with the times" said McKeon, 81, who last season with the Marlins was the second-oldest manager in baseball history. "If I had known that, I would have brought my fishing pole."
It might have taken some getting used to for McKeon, who is now a special adviser to Miami owner Jeffrey Loria. But, overall, he's impressed with Marlins Park, which will play host to its first game Tuesday when the Marlins face the University of Miami in an exhibition.
So how impressed was McKeon when he gazed out at the stadium from the home dugout at the team's Fanfest on Saturday? Had the Marlins always had a stadium like this, he believes they would have won even more World Series than the two they have claimed in their first 19 years.
"I'd say about four," said McKeon, who managed the Marlins o their second title in 2003 after t...