Category: ‘Rays Fans’

St. Petersburgh Gives Rays Limited Fan Support and Little Options
January 29th, 2013 at 8:55 PM
Despite recent revelations that could be interpreted to the contrary, Tampa Bay Rays owner Stu Sternberg remains committed to keeping Major League Baseballin the region. Speaking to the Hillsborough County and Pinellas County commissions in a span of a week, Sternberg reasserted that the team’s current home ball park,Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, prevents it from...

Are the Rays’ Days in St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay Area Numbered?
October 28th, 2012 at 11:11 PM
When Wilson Alvarez threw the first pitch in the dirt during the 1998 opener between the visiting Detroit Tigers and the expansion Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Tropicana Field was perhaps already antiquated. Construction on the dome began in November 1986 with the intention of luring an existing major league team. Less...

Joe Buck Misinterprets Tropicana Field Facts to National Audience
October 28th, 2012 at 9:31 PM
As the San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford was preparing to lead off the top of the third inning of the 2012 World Series' fourth game, Fox Sports flashed a 1992 photo of a 5-year-old Crawford stationed by a sign at Candlestick Park compelling then-National League president Bill White to keep...