The Citrus Series: MLB’s most unique ‘rivalry’

This weekend, the Tampa Bay Rays and Miami Marlins face off in a three-game series to finish up their home-and-home schedule in 2021. The return of the Citrus Series at Tropicana Field has us re-living and re-visiting the history of one of the most unique ‘rivalries’ in MLB. Miami got first dibs at MLB, enteringContinue reading “The Citrus Series: MLB’s most unique ‘rivalry’”

How the Devil Rays were won: Tampa Bay’s journey to bring MLB to the region

Tampa Bay has always breathed baseball, from Yankees slugger Babe Ruth pummeling baseballs into Crescent Lake at now-Huggins-Stengel Field in St. Petersburg, to speedsters Lou Brock and Willie McGee wowing fans during St. Louis Cardinals spring training at Al Lang Stadium.  The 813 and 727. Hillsborough and Pinellas County have produced some of the game’sContinue reading “How the Devil Rays were won: Tampa Bay’s journey to bring MLB to the region”