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Brilliant! Free Vuvuzelas to the first 15,000 Fans in Miami

MIAMI — Buzzzzz! For one night, the sound of the World Cup is coming to Florida Marlins baseball.

Like it or not.

As a tie-in with World Cup fever in soccer-mad South Florida, when the Marlins play host to the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, the first 15,000 fans will receive an air horn — half the size, but fairly similar to a vuvuzela, the omnipresent noisemaker that’s all the rage in South Africa right now.

It’s an idea the Marlins have kicked around for months, with the goal being to create a buzz — so to speak.


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