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Marlins Park HR sculpture will be big part of Estefan's opening show

Opening Night is finally here and before Josh Johnson throws the first pitch of the game to Rafael Furcal a ceremony will take place on the field at about 6:15 p.m. to help usher in the new era at Marlins Park.

Miami's own Emilio Estefan has a 30-minute pregame program scheduled and let the Miami Herald in on a little secret -- the giant home run sculpture in center field will very much be a part of the show. According to Estefan, it will move in unison with the music.

"The opening is a tribute to the United States and Miami -- all Miami music with a lot of Miami's history," Estefan said. "I put a lot of the last eight months of my life for this -- for 30 minutes. I worked on the Olympics and three Super Bowls, but today is going to provide a lot of pride for me, for my kids and my family."

Every fan will be given a box of tic tac mints to use as instruments so they can play along.

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