Marlins achieve 'agreement in principle' for funding

Updated: February 4, 2005, 6:04 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- The Florida Marlins reached an agreement in principle with the city and Miami-Dade County on a plan for a $420 million ballpark adjacent to the Orange Bowl, but the deal still needs $60 million from the state.

The agreement awaits anticipated approval later this month by city and county commissioners. That would leave the Florida Legislature as the final hurdle.

"This will be the first time the Marlins, the county and the city have had a deal to present to Tallahassee," team ...

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