Found April 16, 2012 on Outside the Boxscore:
PLAYERS: Omar Infante
TEAMS: Miami Marlins

Previously on Outside the Boxscore, we talked about the Miami Marlins brand new home-run sculpture at Marlins Park.

Well, we finally got to see it in action as Miami's Omar Infante hit the first Marlins home run in the new ballpark and the sculpture lit up like a Christmas tree:  

(Courtesy of Cosby Sweaters)

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