Marlins Man, whose name is Laurence Leavy, is an American sports fan who rose to stardom in 2012 after he was frequently caught on camera attending major sporting events (World Series, Super Bowl, NBA Finals, Kentucky Derby, College World Series, and etc) while wearing orange Miami Marlins apparel.
The North Miami Beach, Florida native, who has a career as a lawyer, has since successfully secured a place for himself as one of the most admirable and likable fans in the sports world. Below is everything you need to know about Marlins Man.
Background Information On Marlins Man
Laurence Leavy is a native of North Miami Beach Florida, in the United States of America. He was born in the city on 13th October 1956. Regardless of his love for the camera in the sports arena, Leavy is very secretive when it comes to matters about his personal life. This explains why information about his parents, siblings, family history, childhood, and other facts are still under the radar.
However, reliable sources have it that he attended Emory University, Florida State University for his master’s degree and the University of Miami School of Law in Florida, where he graduated with a degree in Legal Studies. The American sports enthusiast cum lawyer developed an immense passion for sports while growing up and with this zeal, he frequented several sporting events.
Laurence is a successful legal luminary with impressive and massive results to show for his hard work. He operates a Workers Compensation firm known as Laurence Leavy & Associates. The establishment has branches in Florida, Davis, and Jacksonville. Marlins Man has been the president of the Workers Compensation Legal center for years and he is equally the owner of Starship Stables which boasts over a hundred Thoroughbreds.
What Is Marlins Man Famous For?
Although a man of many talents and a lawyer by occupation, Marlins Man is best known for attending sporting events. He began supporting the Miami Marlins since 1993 – the same year the team was established. He eventually got connected to the limelight due to his love for Miami Marlins orange uniforms which was introduced in the year 2012.
Laurence spends most part of his year traveling around the world to attend big games in his favorite sportswear – the orange Miami Marlins sports hood. He is said to have attended a total of 27 Super Bowl matches, over 95 World Series games, 90 NBA final matches, as well as hundreds of basketball and baseball playoff matches. He personally pays for front row seats during games in order to have a clear view of matches. His love for sports and attendance rate to games earned him the moniker the “Marlins Man”, as well as a mention as “the ubiquitous Superfan” by USA Today.
He maintains a cordial relationship with other sports supporters whenever he attends sporting events in the stadium. He is often spotted taking selfies with them, thereby proving he is a man of the people.
Who Is Marlins Man Married To?
Marlins Man is known for his relationship with most sports fans, including women. On several occasions, he’s been spotted with different beautiful faces on pictures which makes it difficult to tell if he is in love with any of them. As regards his civil status, we can confirm that Leavy is currently unmarried. He has no wife or kids, neither has he tied the knot with any woman in the past.
That said, some sources claim that the lawyer is in a romantic relationship with a pretty lady who works as a commentator for Barstool Sports. However, the Florida native is yet to disclose the name and other personal information about his girlfriend to his curious fans.
Marlins Man has watched numerous sporting events across the globe. Some of the notable games he attended include; the world series game four between the Detroit Tigers and the San Francisco Giants, the western conference semifinals playoff, the NBA final game hosted in Quicken Loans Arena, National Football League Championship series both in 2016 and in 2018, Triple Crown horse races, the American League Division Series that took place between Minnesota Twins and the New York Yankees and many others.
Laurence Is Miami Marlin’s Biggest Supporter
Leavy has been rooting for the Miami Marlins for decades and counting. His love for the baseball team knows no boundary and he has no plans to back off. The “ubiquitous Superfan” proves his love for the team by wearing his Marlins jersey to every sporting event.
Marlins Man has been involved in several controversies on many occasions. In May 2017, he was called out by Miami Marlins after one of his female friends waggled her breast for the camera. She later denied having knowledge that she was on TV. In September of the month, one of his friends also got involved in a fight with a fan in a Yankees jersey. Although Leavy didn’t take part in the brawl, he was accused of being involved in some way.
Social Media Presence
As earlier stated, Marlins Man has a large following on social media. Ever since he became a sports sensation, the number of people following him on social media platforms has doubled. Currently, he has millions of followers on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts.
Misdiagnosed Medical Case
Sometime in 2014, Laurence Leavy was wrongly diagnosed with liver cancer. Regardless, he doubled his presence at sporting events. The medical report was later proven incorrect.