On September 26, 2016 — The Marlins honor Jose Fernandez, killed in a boat crash a day earlier, before their game with the Mets and announce that his uniform number, 16, is being retired, then go on to beat the Mets, 7 – 3. Dee Gordon, known as scrap hitter, leads off the game with a home run to the upper deck, his first and only one of the year, while 1B Justin Bour legs out the first triple of his career in an emotional contest full of unusual happenings.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 26
National Pastime September 26
Retro Sheet
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