Giancarlo Stanton, center, gets a standing ovation from some fans after striking out at the bottom of the 9th inning. The Miami Marlins played its last game of the season against the Atlanta Braves as Stanton attempted to tie Babe Ruth's season home run record on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017.
Giancarlo Stanton, center, gets a standing ovation from some fans after striking out at the bottom of the 9th inning. The Miami Marlins played its last game of the season against the Atlanta Braves as Stanton attempted to tie Babe Ruth's season home run record on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. CARL JUSTE cjuste@miamiherald.com
Giancarlo Stanton, center, gets a standing ovation from some fans after striking out at the bottom of the 9th inning. The Miami Marlins played its last game of the season against the Atlanta Braves as Stanton attempted to tie Babe Ruth's season home run record on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. CARL JUSTE cjuste@miamiherald.com

With 59 home runs, Stanton still had a magic season. Just hope this wasn’t goodbye

October 01, 2017 07:47 PM

About Greg Cote

Greg Cote

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
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