Marlins’ Legends of Wrestling night starts with a bang

Saturday’s game between the Marlins and Rockies started off with a ceremonial first pitch. Nothing out of the ordinary about that.

But then former wrestling superstar Goldberg — who was the one to unleash that first throw — turned the evening on its head when he delivered his signature move to a man wearing a Rockies hat and a purple shirt.

It was par for the course at what was Legends of Wrestling night at Marlins Park.

Even Billy the Marlin got in on the act:


The action didn’t stop after Goldberg’s post-pitch antics. Not by a long shot.

The wrestlers in attendance also “sang” during the seventh-inning stretch:

And there was the heel turn during the Sea Creature Race that left Julio the Octopus worse for the wear:

There was even action after the Marlins shut out the Rockies 3-0, as closer Steve Cishek noted: