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This Day in Marlins History
January 13th

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1996 Cuban defector Livan Hernandez agrees to a $4.5 million four-year deal, which includes a record $2.5 million bonus, to pitch for the Marlins. The 20 year-old right-hander, known as 'El Duque', will post a mediocre 24-24 record during his four years with the club, but will play a pivotal role in the team's 1997 World Championship, winning both of his World Series starts.

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