THE FLORIDA MARLINS WIN THE 1997 WORLD SERIES!

World Series Game 7: Marlins 3 – Cleveland 2 (W: Powell, L: Nagy)

In front of a frenzied crowd at Pro Player Stadium, Edgar Renteria drove in Craig Counsell in the bottom of the 11th to win the 1997 World Series.

Down 2-0 in the bottom of the seventh, Bonilla hit a homerun to right field to cut the lead in half. In the bottom of the ninth, Moises Alou singled and ended up at third after a Charles Johnson single. Then, with 1 out, Counsell’s sack fly drove in Alou to tie the game. Nen and Powell held the Indians in check until the bottom of the 11th. Bonilla led off with a single. Then advanced to third on a Fernandez error. Bonilla was thrown out at the plate on a Devon White fielder’s choice. Then, with 2 outs, Edgar Renteria, singled to center to score Counsell and win the game 3-2.

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