Club fined for not following minority-hiring guidelines

Originally Published: June 6, 2003
ESPN.com news services

The Florida Marlins were fined a "substantial" amount by Major League Baseball for failing to follow minority-hiring guidelines when they replaced manager Jeff Torborg with Jack McKeon, ESPN.com has learned.

The Miami Herald reported Friday that the Marlins will not be required to pay the fine. Marlins sources told the Herald that commissioner Bud Selig indicated privately a $100,000 fine will not be imposed because Florida has a strong record of minority hiring and he does not believe the ...

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