|Miami starter Josh Johnson throws the first pitch|
in his team's new stadium.
It helped that the Marlins didn't hit any homers, which meant that the gaudy "home run sculpture" sat still all game.
It helped that ESPN didn't focus on the aquarium built into the wall behind home plate. It helped that the Marlins wore what figures to be their most subdued uniform, white with minimum piping. Wait 'til they break out their orange jerseys ...
The Fish did have women in Brazilian dancer outfits accompany the starters during the pregame introductions. For an operation apparently bent on bad taste, that was as bad as it got.
I didn't dislike the new park. But it's early.