Tampa Bay Rays
Video: A Fan’s View of Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training in Port Charlotte, Fla.
I’m not much of a baseball fan but I’m a fan of the Tampa Bay Rays because they hold spring training in my backyard of Port Charlotte, Fla. Here in Florida, 15 MLB teams take to the field during the spring and collectively it’s called the Grapefruit League (Arizona is the spring training grounds for other teams and collectively it’s called the Cactus League.)Continue Reading
Tampa Bay Rays’ Joe Maddon: I Dig His Style
Donning what some called auburn-colored hair at today’s pre-spring training press conference at the Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla., there’s no doubt Tampa Bay Rays’ Manager Joe Maddon has some serious style.Continue Reading
My First Rays Fan Fest at Tropicana Field
Saturday was Rays Fan Fest, a time for Tampa Bay’s beloved Major League Baseball team to interact with fans and get them pumped up for the upcoming season. Yes, it may be February but the boys of summer are already looking forward to baseball season, which swings into action in early April.Continue Reading
Wordless Wednesday: Batter Up!
Yeah, yeah. I know Monday’s post was about baseball but hey, it’s spring training time here in Florida so here are additional snapshots from recent spring training games.Continue Reading
Wordless Wednesday: Heads Up! Fly Ball!
It’s the end of February here in Port Charlotte, Fla., which means the 2011 Spring Training Season for the Tampa Bay Rays is in full swing at the Charlotte Sports Park. Since Monday was President’s Day and I had the day off, I spent the morning watching players practice, chatting with fans and constantly looking up when players as Manny Ramirez took the batting cage and balls were flying into the spectator areaContinue Reading
Wordless Wednesday: Spring Training 2011
My day job allows me access to pretty cool things. Yesterday, we coordinated the media lunch for the Tampa Bay Rays pre-spring training press conference. I think it went pretty well. On a personal level, I’d like to thank Lock ‘n Key Restaurant of Englewood, Place in the Sun Vacation Rentals and In Your Face […]Continue Reading
Wordless Wednesday: 2010 Spring Training
Baseball spring training has concluded and the regular season has begun. Living in Port Charlotte, Fla., I enjoyed four Grapefruit League games featuring the Tampa Bay Rays.Continue Reading