The Little Havana home of the Miami Marlins has a new name before the start of the 2021 baseball season: ‘loanDepot park.’ Fox Sports 640’s Andy Slater broke the story Wednesday afternoon.
SLATER SCOOP: Miami Marlins are renaming ballpark to “loanDepot park,” multiple sources tell me.@Danilo_Sant0s first mentioned team would soon be changing name.
— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) March 30, 2021
The California based mortgage lender signed a naming rights deal with the team that’s reportedly worth $10 million. The move comes a week after the Miami Heat announced the name of their downtown arena was changing to FTX Arena after the naming rights were purchased by the Bitcoin exchange. The name ‘loanDepot park’ is stylized with lowercase letters and should not be mistaken for a typo according to the team.
The Marlins open the 2021 season at loanDepot park on Thursday against the defending American League Champion Tampa Bay Rays at 4:10 PM.