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Marlins give Logan Morrison No. 5

Updated: February 21, 2012, 5:49 PM ET
Associated Press

JUPITER, Fla. -- Miami Marlins left fielder Logan Morrison says the team is taking uniform No. 5 out of retirement so he can wear it as a tribute to his late father.

Tom Morrison died in 2010 of lung cancer. He idolized Hall of Famer George Brett, who wore No. 5.

"I always wanted to wear 5," Logan Morrison said Tuesday. "I'm honored to wear it. Hopefully somebody will want to wear 5 because of me one day."

No Marlin has worn the number. It was retired in 1993 before the franchise's ...

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