The Marlins bench jumps for joy after winning Game 7 of the 1997 World Series October 26,1997.
The Marlins bench jumps for joy after winning Game 7 of the 1997 World Series October 26,1997. JOE RIMKUS JR. MIAMI HERALD FILE PHOTO
The Marlins bench jumps for joy after winning Game 7 of the 1997 World Series October 26,1997. JOE RIMKUS JR. MIAMI HERALD FILE PHOTO

Classic '97: Take a punch for the team; Superstitious fans from Section 449 delivered final blow

October 31, 1997 12:00 AM

UPDATED October 23, 2017 12:53 PM

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