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Florida’s Biggest Stadium Does Not Have A Football Field

Spring training is just around the bend in Florida and I’m teaching a class as an adjunct in the building almost next door to the largest spring training stadium in the Florida Grapefruit League, George Steinbrenner Park, spring home of … Continue reading

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How Can You Tell A Real Floridian From All the Visitors and Newcomers?

This is the time of year when Floridians feel they are outnumbered on the highways and stores by visitors and “snowbirds.” I know some people don’t like that term.  Texas calls them “winter Texans” and that’s OK with me.  But … Continue reading

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Florida’s Baseball Icons Are Open For Spring Visitors

This week opens another season of Florida’s Grapefruit League and there are still baseball sites that true fans should visit if they are in the state. MCKECHNIE FIELD in Bradenton has been a spring baseball facility since 1923.  For years … Continue reading

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