03/06/2013 09:38 am ET Updated May 06, 2013

Miami Marlins Refuse Venezuelan Team A Moment Of Silence For Hugo Chavez

You could trace the Miami Marlins' tailspin back to last April, when new manager Ozzie Guillen pissed of the most important exiles in town by praising Fidel Castro. Surely the team had that fiasco in mind when Miami's second-most-hated strongman, Hugo Chavez, died shortly before an exhibition game against the Venezuelan national team yesterday.

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