Originally written on MarlinsBaseball.com  |  Last updated 11/17/14

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)
Putting down Jeffrey Loria and the rest of the Marlins’ front office is the popular thing to do around baseball at this time.  It’s easy and on the surface may even appear valid to some.  However, if a person sits down and takes the time to analyze everything — they may be surprised with what they start to think.   The biggest misconception is Mr. Loria is only interested in money and not in winning.  This couldn’t be further from the truth, he is a tremendous fan of the team and is driven to be a champion as much as every loyal fan of the team is.  Is money a factor?  Of course it is but it is not the only factor.   The most alarming thing is how some have called Mr. Loria, as well as Marlins’ President David Samson evil.  These men have done a lot for the South Florida community over the years.  Whether you agree with their spending or not, it is unfair to refer to them as evil. Last off-season, Mr. Loria took a monumental risk and shelled out money left and right while taking the...
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