d. Win the Super Bowl
8. In the 2003 World Series, the Florida Marlins won by defeating what heavily favored team?
a. The Cleveland Indians
b. The Boston Red Sox
c. The New York Yankees
d. The Colorado Rockies
9. What Florida Marlin was named MVP of the 2003 World Series?
a. Kevin Brown
b. Josh Beckett
c. Gary Sheffield
d. Daunte Culpepper
10. The Florida Marlins are the only team in baseball that can claim what?
a. a Perfect playoff record
b. An undefeated season
c. To have won over 100 Golden Gloves
d. That they invented the Internet
Answers: 1. a. Rene Lachemann; 2. b. April 5, 1993; 3. c. Jeff Conine; 4. b. Al Leiter; 5. b. Craig Counsell; 6. a. a Fire Sale; 7. b. Lose 100 games after winning the World Series; 8. c. The New York Yankees; 9. b. Josh Beckett; 10. a. a Perfect playoff record.
See how you did:
9-10 correct: Wow. You know the Marlins like the back of your fin, er, hand.
6-8 correct: So you might not catch a Marlin, but you are definitely worthy of a few bites.
3-5 correct: Don’t feel too bad, maybe you just aren’t Marlin material. Luckly, there are other fish in the sea.
Less than 3: Hopefully your lack of Marlins knowledge won’t leave you sleeping with the fishes.