Florida's fire sales are history

With a new park opening in 2012 and loads of young talent, the Marlins are here to stay

Updated: April 23, 2009, 1:45 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

We all know what happened the last two times the Florida Marlins put together teams like this.

The 1997 World Series champs were calling the moving vans about a half-hour after they'd finished sweeping up the confetti.

The 2003 champs at least were given a shot to do it again, but the entire roster, except for Miguel Cabrera and Dontrelle Willis, was gone by Opening Day 2006.

And now here the Fish are again, rising up from the rubble to burst to the largest lead -- 5 ...

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