Regular Season Roster Additions That Led To Local Championships
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Adding players to a team's roster during the regular season can play a major part in making a championship run.
While it's not an imperative thing as some teams don't like to disrupt the makeup of their roster, most of the time there is at least one player added during the season who ends up playing a big part in winning a title.
In the past couple decades South Florida has enjoyed several championship teams.
Some of those teams featured a player who was added during the regular season that became an important contributor during the playoffs.
1996 Florida Panthers- Ray Sheppard (trade)
Editors note- Yes, I know the '96 Panthers lost in the Stanley Cup Finals but I'm including them anyway because of what a major (and pleasantly surprising) accomplishment it was for the third year franchise.
1997 Florida Marlins- Craig Counsell (trade)
1997 Florida Marlins- Livan Hernandez (call up)
2003 Florida Marlins- Miguel Cabrera (call up)
2013 Miami Heat- Chris 'Birdman' Andersen (mid-season signing)
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