Barack Obama

  • President Obama received a Rays jersey in Cuba and joked about having to wear it in Chicago

    President Obama received a Rays jersey in Cuba and joked about having to wear it in Chicago

    March 22, 2016 at 2:03 pm 0 comments

    Matt Moore gave his glove to President Barack Obama as a gift — via Chris Archer — prior to the Rays’ game in Cuba. But that wasn’t the only gift Obama received from the Rays. As part of the festivities, Obama sat down with the ESPN crew for an inning. Waiting for […]

     
  • President Obama Now Owns A Tampa Bay Rays Cap

    April 14, 2012 at 9:30 am 2 comments

    President Barack Obama was in Tampa on Friday. And when he arrived at TIA, Governor Rick Scott greeted the President and presented him with a Tampa Bay Rays cap as a welcome gift. We imagine a scenario where Gov. Scott is sitting at the airport waiting for the President, and […]

     
  • The Battle for the Passion of the Florida Sports Fan

    The Battle for the Passion of the Florida Sports Fan

    October 3, 2010 at 6:56 am 10 comments

    On August 3rd, 1980 more than 16,000 people packed Tampa Stadium for the “Last Tango in Tampa”, a Championship Wrestling of Florida event featuring the best wrestlers of the day. Through a sweltering heat – the air was “hot and heavy” according to announcer Gordon Solie – fans watched legends […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Reverts Back To Nuke-Of-Old

    [THE HANGOVER] Edwin Jackson Reverts Back To Nuke-Of-Old

    April 21, 2008 at 10:02 am 4 comments

    THE GOOD: The Bullpen? Are we the only ones that think a huge bullpen implosion is just waiting to happen? Yesterday, four relievers combined for 4.2 innings, 3 hits, 1 walk and no runs, while striking out 5. The bullpen now has an ERA of 2.70, a number that is […]