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This is not your grandfather's Orange Bowl. Despite the location and using neighborhood yards as parking lots, an experience reminiscent of when the Dolphins still called this area just north of Little Havana home, Marlins Park has a feel all its own. With the retractable roof - one of only six in major league ballparks - Marlins Park feels similar to Miller Park, but that's where the comparison ends. The atmosphere is closer to Olympic Stadium in the 1980s-90s, where the fans found a way to turn their baseball experience into a party whether the Montreal Expos were winning or not. Certainly, Opening Day has a feeling all its own. There's generally optimism in the air with a new season. But fans in the region truly seem to have bought into the transformation of the Florida Marlins to the Miami Marlins complete with a state-of-the-art ballpark and a new skipper in Ozzie Guillen. "It's a whole new team - a whole different philosophy," says Art Zincola, a New Jersey transplant who ...
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