Marlins to place plaque outside ballpark for Jose Fernandez

Team to honor pitcher, broadcaster Felo Ramirez

MIAMI – The Miami Marlins are planning to place a plaque outside Marlins Park to honor Jose Fernandez.

According to a team source, the team is currently painting the wall outside Marlins Park that served as a makeshift memorial to the pitcher, who was killed in a boating accident on Sept. 25, 2016.

Two other people were killed in the crash.

The Marlins confirmed a report by's Joe Frisaro that Fernandez's mother collected his gear from his locker at Marlins Park.

Fernandez's locker remained in-tact for the entire 2017 season.

The Marlins will also recognize legendary broadcaster Felo Ramirez with a plaque.

Ramirez's broadcasting career spanned seven decades.

He died at age 94.

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David Lang is executive producer of the Local 10 sports department.