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Marlins Man calls Allen Fieldhouse 'best basketball experience'

February 02, 2016

If you kept up with either of the Kansas City Royals’ back-to-back trips to the World Series, surely you’re aware of “Marlins Man,” the fan in the orange visor and Florida Marlins jersey that inevitably showed up in some choice box seats to watch Major League Baseball’s championship....

MARLINS MAN AT THE PHOG

December 29, 2019

Marlins Man is the guy the you see at every major sporting event wearing his bright orange Marlins Jersey.  Last Saturday night he was in Lawrence for the KU Kentucky game and shared this video on Facebook.  He said it was probably the best basketball experience he's ever had!...

 

 

Marlins Man shares kindness in Lyndon

January 31, 2016

LYNDON — Being kind is a learned behavior, one that a special guest speaker known for wearing orange attempted to spread Friday at Lyndon High School — home of the orange and black.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marlins man finds friendly faces among the Tigers

January 29, 2016

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)- A marlin felt right at home with a gymnasium full of tigers Friday.

Laurence Leavy, better known as Marlins Man, stopped by Lyndon High School. Principal Brad Marcotte says that Leavy was there to speak to students about...

Kansas City family’s home gets a Christmas makeover with a Royals theme

December 12, 2015

Joan Anderberg was chosen to have the outside of her house decorated in a Royals theme

Anderberg was selected by Lowe’s for the makeover...

 

‘Marlins Man’ pays it forward with visits to Kansas City area schools

December 11, 2015

Laurence Leavy of south Florida is known for sitting behind home plate in Marlins gear

He spoke at an Overland Park elementary school after learning of a dad’s good deed

He encouraged the students to do their own good deeds: getting good grades and helping at home...

 

That Marlins Man seems to be a pretty decent guy

December 11, 2015

It appears that Marlins Man’s affection for Kansas City goes well beyond watching big games from the front rows at The K wearing the bright orange uniform of his favorite team.

 

The Prairie Village Post reports when labor lawyer Laurence Leavy (aka Marlins....

Marlins Man rewards Prairie Village man’s act of kindness with Trailwood appearance

December 10, 2015

Laurence Leavy, Marlins Man, snapping a selfie at Trailwood Thursday.

 

A Prairie Village man’s impromptu act of kindness earned his daughter and a few hundred of her classmates a special afternoon Thursday....

Marlins Man back in KC to spread holiday cheer

December 09, 2015

Laurence Leavy, better known as Marlins Man, has returned to Kansas City this week to spread a little holiday cheer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet The Marlins Man

December 09, 2015

Lawyer Laurence Leavy shares the inspiration behind this cross-country baseball journey as the Marlins Man.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MARLINS MAN SPREADS GOOD KARMA: "MY GOAL IS TO GET OTHER PEOPLE TO DO GOOD"

November 24, 2015

In summer 2012, lawyer Laurence Leavy was late to a Miami Heat playoff game. Before the matchup began, the team had laid out white T-shirts on every seat so the crowd would match. "But somebody had stolen my shirt," he remembers, so he remained in a gaudy bright-orange Marlins jersey he had been wearing all day....

“Marlins Man” is Getting Charitable…Again

November 24, 2015

This past season, Laurence Leavy (aka “Marlins Man”) attended 148 baseball games, including all five games of the 2015 World Series.

 

And now, the Fort Lauderdale lawyer wants you to own the iconic jersey and visor he wore to those games (and a host of other cool things)…all in the name of charity.

Marlins Man Went to Titans-Jaguars Game and Had the Best Time Ever

November 20, 2015

Well, at least he had fun.

 

The famed Marlins Man took in the Thursday Night Footballmatchup between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans poolside, decked out head-to-toe in his traditional bright.... 

Marlins Man Went To The Jaguars Game And Wore His Jersey Into A Pool

November 20, 2015

Our favorite sports fan is Marlins Man. If you aren’t familiar with his backstory, Marlins Man’s real name is Laurence Leavy. He runs a law firm in Florida and, after a cancer scare, decided to start going to as many sporting events as possible. He has become a fixture at just about everything you can imagine. World Series?

PHOTO: 'Marlins Man' in baseball denial, goes swimming in Jacksonville

November 20, 2015

Laurence Leavy, also known as "Marlins Man," sure knows how to live life to the fullest.

With the 2015 baseball season all wrapped up, Leavy decided to attend Thursday night's....

Superfan Marlins Man stops in Lee’s Summit

November 20, 2015

Laurence Leavy, a super sports fan known universally as Marlins Man, made an appearance Monday at Hazel Grove Elementary School.

 

Leavy told an auditorium...

Marlins Man lived it up at the Jaguars - Titans game

November 19, 2015

Marlins Man is known for showing up at big sporting events like the World Series and the Super Bowl. Jaguars vs. Titans certainly doesn't classify as a big sporting event, but he showed up anyway and he's clearly the life of 

Marlins Man visits Lenexa elementary school

November 17, 2015

Marlins Man returned to the Kansas City area to speak to students in Lenexa....

 

Laurence Leavy was welcomed at Mill Creek Elementary School on Tuesday, where he encouraged students to help others, set goals, work hard in school, and thank their parents.

Community and famous KC visitor raise thousands for fallen firefighters’ families

November 17, 2015

Thousands of dollars were raised in just hours at the Westport Flea Market Bar and Grill Tuesday night. The money will go to support the families of two fallen firefighters, John Mesh, and Larry Leggio.

 

They died fighting a fire in October on Independence Avenue where arson is suspected.

Marlins Man returns to area to talk education, paying it forward with youngsters

November 16, 2015

he Kansas City Royals are world champions. The Kansas City Chiefs are in a stretch of road games.

The Truman Sports Complex is dark this week, but that didn't stop one of the country's top sports fans from jetting to Kansas City....

A Book by its Cover

November 05, 2015

I sure each of us have judged something or someone by their looks or maybe with today’s technology we made a quick judgement based on a very short glimpse of a video. In some cases the first impression is not the correct one, sometimes the info given to you is by design to sway you to a decision that someone else wants you to believe. In this day and age if you see a 30 second short clip of an event that...

Carroll: No Miracle This Year

November 03, 2015

Former Mets first baseman Ed Kranepool was standing by the expensive box seats behind home plate before Sunday night’s Game 5 watching the video of his 1969 Mets that was being shown on the scoreboard. With the Mets trailing the Kansas City Royals 3 games to 1 and facing elimination Kranepool thought that the Mets were trying to inspire both their fans and their current roster of players. “This doesn’t feel like the Miracle Mets,” I replied. Ed tried to be diplomatic in his response but he basically agreed with my assessment.

 

Hazel Grove Elementary students’ kindness touches Marlins Man

November 03, 2015

First-grade students at Hazel Grove Elementary School recently learned about Marlins Man, who has gained national attention for his frequent appearances at major sporting events while wearing orange Miami Marlins apparel.

 

Laurence Leavy, called Marlins Man by....

Brew: "Marlins Man" Laurence Leavy is a folk hero in the sports world

November 01, 2015

Tune into the World Series on FOX, and you’re likely to see a middle-aged man clad in bright orange sitting right behind home plate. Makes sense, right?

 

The Kansas City Royals are playing the New York Mets, whose colors are blue andorange. Except Laurence Leavy is a.....

Marlins Man already a presence at World Series

November 01, 2015

NEW YORK -- It's nearly midnight when Laurence Leavy makes his exit from his choice seat at Game 3 of the World Series and comes into the tunnel where a throng of media is waiting to talk to the players.

 

But it's Leavy who seems....

We Now Know Why Marlins Man Travels The Country Attending Games

November 01, 2015

If you’ve watched a baseball game recently, odds are you’ve seen Marlins Man. He is a guy who wears an orange Marlins jersey, shows up to games, and sits behind home plate. The Marlins don’t even need to be playing, but he’ll be there, representing his team while enjoying a game with one of the best seats in the house.

The ‘Marlins Man’ mingles with Mets fans at Game 4

November 01, 2015

Mets fans, meet Marlins Man — the mysterious orange presence who always seems to turn up in the best seats at the most important games in all of sports.

 

“I’m a workers comp lawyer from Miami Beach,”....

'Marlins Man' Reveals Cancer Scare Is Why He Attends so Many Sporting Events

October 31, 2015

If you've never heard of "Marlins Man," you've surely seen him.

 

He's the guy in orange—bright orange, that is—who has become a bit of a baseball celebrity. He's frequently seen during the highest-profile MLB games in a seat behind home plate.

Laurence Leavy, known as Marlins Man, a standout at World Series

October 30, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo — A year ago, Laurence Leavy was an eyesore at the World Series. He was the Marlins Man, the guy in that garish orange jersey sitting right behind home plate at Kauffman Stadium.

 

Now, he’s getting the Royal treatment.

Who Is The “Marlins Man”

October 30, 2015

If you watch a major sporting event, you know who Laurence Leavy is; maybe not by name, but you know him. He is the fan who is on the sideline at NBA games or directly behind home plate at MLB games. He is the “Marlins Man”. Leavy is a lawyer from Miami that specializes in labor law and is addicted to attending sporting events. A serious life event led to Leavy’s devotion to watching games up close and personal, giving him a first row look at major games.

Lee's Summit students connect with Marlins Man

October 30, 2015

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO (KCTV) -

 

Marlins Man has a soft spot for Kansas City, and has a special message for a group of kids in Lee’s Summit.

First graders at Hazel Grove Elementary wrote to the baseball fan, asking him to video chat with the class. The kids sent him drawings and explained how inspiring he is to them.  Marlins Man, a Floridian, known for sporting his team's bright orange gear at almost every post season game, is also popular for his acts of kindness....

The Man in Orange Behind Home Plate: The Marlins Man

October 29, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(KWCH, Hannah Davis) If you've watched any post-season games -- you've probably seen Laurence Leavy. But most fans know him as the Marlins man.

 

He became famous last year after viewers spotted his bright orange jersey in countless games across the country behind home plate. 

Orange-clad Marlins Man a standout at World Series

October 29, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A year ago, Laurence Leavy was an eyesore at the World Series. He was the Marlins Man, the guy in that garish orange jersey sitting right behind home plate at Kauffman Stadium.

 

Now, he's getting the Royal treatment.

Marlins Man: Game 6 was 'insane'

October 24, 2015

aurence Leavy, better known as Marlins Man, says you could not have written a better ending for a movie than how Game 6 of the ALCS ended.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The story of Marlins Man: Baseball's biggest fan and mysterious Twitter star

October 23, 2015

CHICAGO — It began, as it does often enough, with a woman. Before he decided to go everywhere, she would go nowhere with him. He asked and hoped to no avail....

Marlins Man Gives Back To Kansas City

October 21, 2015

Marlins Man is known for spending money. The 59-year-old North Miami Beach lawyer has a lot of it, and mostly spends it on himself.

 

"I never had any kids, nor have any wife ... You don't have to pay for a wife and kids, so you have money in the bank," he said during last year's World Series....

Charitable donations for firefighter families ‘overwhelming,’ organizers say

October 20, 2015

Two days after a fire killed her firefighting uncle, Bianca Caponetto sat down at her computer.

 

Signing into an online fundraising site, she designed a shirt bearing the names of her uncle, John Mesh, and Larry Leggio, the other Kansas City firefighter who died battling the Oct. 12 blaze on Independence Avenue....

 

You Still Can’t Miss Marlins Man

October 20, 2015

If you’ve been watching the MLB postseason games (and if you haven’t, start, they’ve been pretty great) you’ve no doubt noticed him on your TV screen. You can’t miss him. He’s the guy in the bright orange Marlins jersey and orange Marlins visor – usually tilted to the side, just for effect.

He’s known simply as “Marlins Man,” and you never know where he’ll pop up next. But wherever it is, he’s certainly easy to spot, always perched in a seat behind home plate in full view on every pitch.

The Bright Orange Man Behind the Plate

October 20, 2015

The image above comes from Major League Baseball’s 2014 World Series, as made evident by the words on the backdrop. The teams playing are the San Francisco Giants and the host team, the Kansas City Royals. But the man behind the plate — not the umpire, but the one in orange in the stands — is wearing a jersey and hat for another team, the Marlins. That’s an expensive seat for a man whose preferred team plays in Miami, about 1,500 miles from Kansas City.

Marlins Man trades orange for blue to honor KCFD

October 18, 2015

Meet the man Royals fans are eager to get a selfie with this postseason. Laurence Leavy is also known as Marlins Man. He is a sports fanatic that dons an orange Miami Marlins jersey and visor to every game he attends.


ALCS 2015: 'Marlins Man' donates $10K to familes of fallen Kansas City firefighters

October 18, 2015

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Marlins Man catches attention at playoff baseball games

October 19, 2015

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"Marlins Man" Laurence Leavy usually sticks out like an orange thumb wherever he goes, and he may even pop up at Wrigley Field for the National League Championship Series this week....

Marlins Man stops at KC animal shelter

October 18, 2015

Marlins Man stops at KC animal shelter | Local News - KMBC Home

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Laurence Leavy, better known as Marlins Man, made a stop at Great Plains SPCA on Saturday...

UNION: Laurence Leavy, Marlins Man, donates $20K to families of fallen firefighters

October 18, 2015

UNION: Laurence Leavy, Marlins Man, donates $20K to families of fallen firefighters - + KSHB.com

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Earlier in the week, Laurence Leavy donned a hat in tribute to two fallen firefighters from the Kansas City Fire Department.

On Saturday, the baseball fan known as "Marlins Man" made a...

Marlins Man donates money to families of fallen firefighters

October 18, 2015

We all see him behind the plate of every important baseball game. Marlins Man stands out like a sore thumb.His name is Laurence Leavy, and he's a.....

 

Marlins Man donates $10K to families of Kansas City fallen firefighters

October 18, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Royals fans have seen him sitting behind home plate at nearly every pivotal playoff game the past few seasons, but now the Marlins Man is helping the families of two Kansas City fallen firefighters...

Marlins Man gave $10,000 to families of fallen Kansas City firefighters

October 18, 2015

When the Royals hosted the Blue Jays for the first two games of the ALCS, there was a sea of blue in the stands — and a familiar burst of orange behind home plate. Yes, Marlins Man, that superfan who make it his business to attend practically every major U.S. sporting event, was on hand....

The man behind the Marlins jersey

October 17, 2015

If you've watched any post-season game- you've probably seen Laurence Leavy, but most fans know him as the "Marlins Man."

 

He became famous last year after viewers spotted his bright orange jersey...

It's another banner day for Miami's beleaguered Al Golden

October 17, 2015

The airplane banner saga continued for beleaguered University of Miami head coach Al Golden on Saturday.

 

Ahead of an ACC tilt versus Virginia Tech, multiple banners....

Here's Marlins Man helping a person in a horse mask back to their seat at the ALCS

October 16, 2015

The MLB playoffs are heating up, which means you can expect to see MarlinsMan perched behind home plate at big games in his trademark orange Marlins jersey. What you may not have expected to see at Game 1 of the ALCS was another fan behind home plate wearing a horse mask:

New Al Golden Banners Fly Above Canes Game

October 17, 2015

Two new banners flew over Sun Life Stadium Saturday ahead of the University of Miami's football game against Virginia Tech.

Marlins Man Pays it Forward in KC | Royals Blue

October 15, 2015

Last October, Royals fans at home were in wonderment of just who that "guy in the bright orange" was behind home plate on their TV sets. Surrounded by a sea of blue, his contrast stuck out like a sore thumb. It had been rumored that Royals ownership had even tried to no avail at moving him from such a prominent location . For the first nationally televised Royals postseason games in 30 years, this was a bit of an unwanted distraction....

Laurence Leavy, 'Marlins Man', switches colors to honor Kansas City Fire Department

October 15, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Laurence Leavy, known to most baseball fans as "Marlins Man," garnered the attention of baseball fans across America by showing up dressed head to toe in Miami Marlins gear.

Marlins Man changes his visor for special Royals hat in support of KC fire department

October 14, 2015

Marlins Man was at Kauffman Stadium for Game 5 of the ALDSeries

And he was wearing one of the special hats made to support the KC fire department...

Marlins Man publicly pledges his support for the Royals

October 13, 2015

Laurence Leavy, who is better known as Marlins Man, pledged his support for the Royals

Leavy made the announcement on social media on Tuesday....

 

Marlins Man is back in Kansas City and we're happy to see him

October 08, 2015

e're hoping Marlins Man can bring us better luck in 2015 as he arrives in Kansas City for the ALDS.

Hyde: When you're Marlins Man (or among his countless friends), life is good

October 07, 2015

If it's Thursday, it must be Kansas City, must be Game 1 of the Royals' American League Division Series against Houston and must mean his second-row-behind-home-plate guests will be an engaged couple he invited to a previous Royals game this year.

PHOTO: 'Marlins Man' makes appearance at 2nd straight WC game

October 07, 2015

Every baseball fan dreams of touring different ballparks and taking in postseason games during October, and one superfan is doing just that.

Laurence Leavy, also known as "Marlins Man," has built quite the reputation for appearing at various sporting events across North American, donning his Marlins gear wherever he goes.

WATCH: Marlins Man pays it forward

October 08, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - He’s the man in the orange jersey that travels to sporting events across the country, and on Thursday, he made a stop in Kansas City.

 

His name is Laurence Leavy, but many know him as “Marlins Man.”...

Watch out for Miami orange! Marlins Man is headed back to KC

October 07, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Keep your eye out for Miami orange this week in Kansas City....

The MLB playoffs are back, so obviously Marlins Man is there

October 06, 2015

Oh hey, guess what! The MLB postseason is here and that can only mean one thing ... MARLINS MAN BACK -- this time at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. It's nice to see you again, sir.

Hyde5: Marlins Man riding to Al Golden's rescue?

September 29, 2015

Laurence “Marlins Man” Leavy was upset enough with Hurricane fans for flying anti-Al Golden banners over the stadium before games that a friend suggested he fly his own banner over the stadium.

Al Golden supporter ‘Marlins Man’ puts $10,000, a banner and national-TV appearance behind Hurricanes coach

September 25, 2015

Don’t misunderstand ‘Marlins Man’: he says he genuinely wants the Hurricanes to keep Al Golden.

Laurence Leavy, the Miami lawyer and Marlins superfan known as ‘Marlins Man,’ last week contributed $500 to an online fund set up by a Seminoles fan to fly a “Keep Al Golden” banner ...

Marlins Man helps Seminoles fans reach goal to fly 'Keep Al Golden’ banner over FSU-Miami game on Oct. 10

September 23, 2015

The financial campaign to fly a "Keep Al Golden" banner over the FSU-Miami game in Tallahassee on Oct. 10 was met late Tuesday night when Florida State alumnus Laurence Leavy,...

Exclusive: Marlins Man Strikes Back

September 24, 2015

Laurence Leavy, aka Marlins Man, will be spreading his generosity to the University of Miami. Leavy says he will be supporting the Miami Hurricanes football team not only financially, but also on national television.

 

Leavy has taken a lot of heat on social....

'Marlins Man' at Busch Wednesday taking pics, making pals

August 13, 2015

The Twitter force known as "@Marlins_Man" showed up Wednesday night at Busch Stadium, two days before the Redbirds play his favorite diamond nine.

Legally known as Laurence Leavy, "Marlins Man" did a fifth-inning walkabout at Busch and posed with fans at the...

Marlins Man makes a return apppearance to Kauffman Stadium

August 11, 2015

Did the Royals’ win on Monday remind you of last year’s playoff run?

 

Johnny Cueto’s gem certainly fired up the big crowd at Kauffman Stadium, which was buzzing. And on Monday there was a certain fan at the game who was a regular at...

Eccentric fan 'Marlins Man' takes liking to Pirates games at PNC Park

August 10, 2015

Laurence Leavy, better known as Marlins Man, looks at pictures on a phone with a fan behind home plate Sunday night at the Pirates game at PNC Park.

Marlins Man one-on-one with manager Dan Jennings

August 07, 2015

FOX Sports Florida Miami Marlins fantasy auction winner Laurence Leavy -- aka Marlins Man -- interviews manager Dan Jennings.

Back in orange: Marlins Man in attendance at All-Star Game

July 14, 2015

He's back!

 

The seemingly out-of-place Marlins fan who quickly went from mystery man to a front-row regular is at the All-Star Game...

TAKE TWO: Marlins Man is everywhere

June 13, 2015

If you watch sports, you know him. He’s that middle-aged, brown-haired, bespectacled man clad in construction-zone orange who is flooding your television screen.

 

Officially, he’s a Miami lawyer named Laurence Leavy...

Marlins Man was at NBA Finals on Thursday, and you never know where he’ll be next

June 12, 2015

Let’s face it: Marlins Man became a star here.

 

Laurency Levy, better known as Marlins Man, burst on the sports scene during the World Series last year, particularly at Kauffman Stadium...


 

Marlins Man made his way to the NBA Finals

June 12, 2015

Laurence Leavy, better known to the sports world as Marlins Man, took his distinctive bright orange Miami Marlins uniform and visor to Cleveland for Game 4...

Of course Marlins Man showed up to the NBA Finals

June 11, 2015

It’s fair to say that the NBA Finals are a major sporting event. So the only surprise was that it took until Game 4 before Marlins Man showed u

The Man Behind Marlins Man

June 08, 2015

You may not know him by name, but if you watch sports, you know who Laurence Leavy is. He is the guy who sits in the perfect position at sporting events - in the case of baseball, right behind home plate - in an orange Miami Marlins jersey. Leavy has appeared at games of almost every kind for years - he has been a Marlins season ticket holder since 1993 - but before the Marlins changed colors in 2012, he was not noticed, and he did not make the news.

Marlins Man Is Everywhere

May 16, 2015

American Pharoah races to a Preakness win and sets up a shot at the Triple Crown, all while Marlins Man watches.

Marlins Man Seen Behind 2015 Preakness Podium

May 16, 2015

These days, no one is surprised when they see Marlins Man at any kind of sporting event.

 

Laurence Leavy, the guy who always wears the bright orange Miami Marlins jersey, showed up at the 2015 Preakness Stakes in Baltimore on Saturday.

Marlins Man: A fan with a plan

May 09, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO — The rendezvous point was the Willie Mays statue, just outside the main turnstiles at AT&T Park. That’s where they gathered.

 

There was the dentist from Los Altos.

 

There was his sister, an oceanographer, who had flown in from Hawaii.

 

Marlins Man Soaks in Red Sox-Yankees Rivalry At Fenway Park

May 03, 2015

The Miami Marlins superfan known as “Marlins Man” stopped by Fenway to catch the series finale between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. “Marlins Man,"...

'Marlins Man' calls out Diamondbacks' apparel policy

April 15, 2015

The Diamondbacks' dress code for fans in the Batter's Box Suite garnered national attention again after TV cameras caught a Dodgers fan changing into a Diamondbacks jersey...

An Evening with Marlins Man

December 23, 2014

On Tuesday evening, a direct message popped up on the Page Q Twitter account. It was from Marlins Man, the enigma who shows up in your life wearing a bright orange Marlins jersey and visor....

Who is 'Marlins Man'?

October 28, 2014

He's the guy behind home plate dressed from head to toe in Miami Marlins gear, and his legend is growing on social media through this World Series....

'Marlins Man' makes an appearance at Royals-Tigers game in Detroit

May 10, 2015

Remember "Marlins Man," aka 58-year-old Miami lawyer Laurence Leavy, who made frequent appearances behind home plate in the Royals' postseason run? Fans got a nice reunion...

MARLINS MAN (KINDA) GETS HIS OWN BASEBALL CARD

February 04, 2015

In January, Topps revealed that they were putting out a subset showcasing famous (and infamous) ceremonial first pitches from the 2014 season.

 

Now they’ve seemingly added another subset for collectors to search for…cards featuring “Marlins Man”.

The story behind 'Marlins Man'

October 27, 2014

On a plane to Kansas City - If you’ve watched any of the World Series on TV, you’ve probably seen him.

 

He is known as “Marlins Man” because he is seated.....

'Marlins Man' says he'll be in same seats back in Kansas City

October 26, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO -- As you've consumed World Series baseball of late, you've no doubt noticed "Marlins Man," the Miami Marlins rooter who, in full Fish garb, serially avails himself of premium seats behind home plate. Marlins Man is actually Laurence Levy...

Self-promoting 'Marlins Man’ drawing attention at AT&T Park

October 25, 2014

At the seventh-inning stretch, Laurence Leavy rose from his seat and moved toward the concourse, just to see who would recognize him....

Marlins Man And Royals In Weirdest Feud Of The World Series

October 25, 2014

The silliest feud of the World Series isn't taking place on the field, but in the seats behind home plate. That's where Marlins Man, super fan Laurence Leavy, sits. But is he even a Marlins fan, and did the Royals resort to bribing....

Marlins Man Says He Will Wear Same Jersey At Next Royals Game

October 24, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – There was no missing Fort Lauderdale lawyer Laurence Leavy, standing out like an orange thumb in his Miami Marlins jersey and hat at games one and two of the World Series....

Who Is Marlins Man? All About the Mysterious World Series Troll

October 24, 2014

If you've watched the first two games of the World Series, you may have a question along these lines: Who is Marlins Man?

‘Marlins Man’ puts Miami front and center at World Series

October 22, 2014

With a prime seat in the view of a national audience, a Miami Marlins fan has taken his place at the World Series in Kansas City.

 

Meet Marlins Man, the 'Where's Waldo?' of the Sports World

October 21, 2014

The fans in the front row, directly behind home plate at Tuesday’s World Series game wore blue in support of the Kansas City Royals. Blue caps and jackets. Royals T-shirts.

'Marlins Man' returns to the World Series

October 21, 2014

As you might have noticed during Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night, a random Marlins fan was sitting in a bright orange jersey right behind home plate. Here he is:

World Series fan creates buzz with Marlins jersey

October 24, 2014

Laurence Leavy’s orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. He said a Royals official approached him offering to move him to the team owner’s suite, but Leavy declined.

 

 

“The guy said, ‘The owner’s not really happy. He thinks you’re distracting the fans,”’ Leavy said Friday. “I didn’t want to move. I paid a lot of money for that seat.”

Fan Creates Buzz With Marlins Shirt

October 25, 2014

Miami — Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate.

 

Laurence Leavy’s orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. He said a Royals official approached him offering to move him to the team owner’s suite, but Leavy declined.

 

“The guy said, ‘The owner’s not really happy. He thinks you’re distracting the fans,’ ” ....

With orange jersey, Miami Marlins fan stands out at World Series, and he's not moving

October 24, 2014

Among the standouts at the World Series has been a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate.

 

Laurence Leavy's orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot at Games 1 and 2 amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. He says a Royals official approached him offering to move him to the team owner's suite, but Leavy (pronounced Leh'-vee) declined.

Marlins Man spicing up the World Series with a little Florida orange

October 24, 2014

The Miami Marlins are not playing in this year's World Series. So why was a guy sitting behind home plate at Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals...

The Royals asked a fan in Marlins gear to change his shirt last night. He refused.

October 22, 2014

I’m sure you noticed the guy behind home plate during Game 1 last night wearing the bright orange Miami Marlins gear. His name is Laurence Leavy, and he’s a lawyer from Miami who makes a point of (a) getting expensive seats to sporting events; and (b) wearing his Marlins gear while sitting in them.

Kauffman Stadium officials reportedly asked Marlins fan to vacate home-plate seat

October 22, 2014

There's an opponent inside the head of the Kansas City Royals and it's not the San Francisco Giants.

 

Baseball fan Laurence Leavy was reportedly asked to leave his $8,000 seat behind home plate in Tuesday's Game 1 of the World Series after stadium officials expressed displeasure over his Miami Marlins apparel.

 

"The owner of the Royals was extremely upset I was there," Leavy told the Miami Herald. 

Royals try to move fan in Marlins jersey from front row

October 22, 2014

MIAMI — Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate.

 

Laurence Leavy’s orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. He said a Royals official approached him offering to move him to the team owner’s suite, but Leavy declined.

 

“The guy said, ‘The owner’s not really happy. He thinks you’re distracting the fans,’” Leavy said Friday. “I didn’t want to move. I paid a lot of money for that seat.”...

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