Miami, FL – The Miami Marlins unveiled a logo and uniforms Friday night in a ceremony marking the official transition to their new name and a move to a new stadium.
"Welcome to a very special evening with -- and I'm happy to say this for the first time -- your Miami Marlins," owner Jeffrey Loria said before uncovering the team logo.
New manager Ozzie Guillen wore a suit for the ceremony, while players modeled uniforms. The team's new colors -- red-orange, blue and yellow -- are said to represent sunsets, oranges, the sky and the sea.
The new logo is an upper-case M with a Marlins icon cutting through the upper lefthand side.
The ceremony came amid multiple reports Friday that prized free agent Albert Pujols was in town to visit the Marlins.
Their new 37,000-seat, retractable-roof stadium was built on the site of the old Orange Bowl. It was originally targeted to open in 2011, but a lawsuit pushed the project back one year.