Marlins attempt to rewrite history with 'Back to the Future' promotion against Cubs

More than a quarter-century after "Back to the Future Part II," the Marlins are trying to change the course of history with an awesome fan promotion.In the 1989 film, Marty McFly, played by Michael J. Fox, travels to 2015 to find the Cubs have swept a team from Miami to end their World Series drought. MORE: Why we picked the Cubs to win the World Series | Biscuits host 'Back to the Future' [email protected] II predicted we'd be here tonight. #RewriteTheFuture pic.twitter.com/nktIxEj8Tc— #RewriteTheFuture (@Marlins) June 2, 2

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015While the Cubs and Marlins cannot meet in the World Series because someone had to ruin the plot by putting Miami in the National League, the Marlins have rolled out a #RewriteTheFuture marketing campaign as part of a seasonlong promotion. Part of the proceeds from the campaign will go to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, per a team release. This week the teams are squaring off a big three-game to decide the fictional World Series matchup. The Cubs took the first game, but the Marlins won Tuesday night to the delight of Miami fans.That feeling you get when you #RewriteTheFuture... pic.twitter.com/tx4zabF1Vr— #RewriteTheFuture (@Marlins) June 3, 2015Apparel for the Tuesday promotion even featured the original gator mascot from "Back to the Future."RETWEET for the chance to win a limited-edition #RewriteTheFuture t-shirt from tonight's Social Media Night! #Whiff pic.twitter.com/qExs2Bhgj5— #RewriteTheFuture (@Marlins) June 2, 2015The future will be decided Wednesday night — but do we still have to get to the flux capacitor?

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