10/16/2003 4:14 AM ET
Buy Marlins World Series tickets
By Joe Frisaro / MLB.com
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CHICAGO -- World champions in 1997, the surprising Marlins are back in the World Series for the second time in their 11-year history.
The "Fighting Fish," as rookie Dontrelle Willis calls them, knocked off the Cubs, 9-6, in the decisive seventh game at Wrigley Field.
World Series baseball returns to South Florida for Games 3, 4 and 5 (if necessary) on Oct. 21-23 at Pro Player Stadium.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased on www.floridamarlins.com, TicketMaster by phone, the Marlins en Miami store and at Pro Player Stadium Gate G box office.
Fans can call TicketMaster at (305.350.5050) in Dade County, (954.835.TEAM) in Broward County and (561.998.TEAM) in West Palm Beach. Other numbers are: Fort Myers (941.334.3309); Tampa (813.287.8844); North Florida (904.353.3309) and Central Florida (407.839.3900).
There will be a six-ticket limit per person, per game. Tickets for the 2003 World Series will not be available at TicketMaster outlets.
Prices for the games at Pro Player Stadium range from $60 (upper deck) to $145 (infield box).
Other seats are set at: Terrace Box ($125), Outfield Reserved ($60), Fish Tank ($60), Club A ($145), Club B ($145), Club C power alley ($125).
The Marlins have made an amazing run back to the World Series. They had an uphill battle, becoming the fourth team in LCS history to come back from a 3-1 deficit and win the pennant.
The Marlins won 91 games in the regular season, one win shy of the total the 1997 championship team posted.
Then after winning the NL Wild Card, they upset the Giants, 3-1, in the Division Series.
Joe Frisaro is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.