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Dunedin’s got Heart, Purple Heart

On August 3, 2006 Dunedin, Flroida became our nations First Purple Heart City and on August 8, 2008 it dedicated the monument shown in the photo at the city’s Purple Heart Park.  Mal Clingan (R) Commander of the John F. Kennedy Post 1963 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and Mike Vieli (L) […]

A Night With 311 and The Dirty Heads

Arguably the hottest tour of the summer stopped in Tampa Saturday night. Co-headliners 311 And Dirty Heads made a stop at the Mid-Florida Credit Amphitheater on a hot and humid Saturday night. This juggernaut of a tour guaranteed a fun night of reggae and rock for everyone.  Bikini Trill, a surf-pop trio from Los Angeles, […]

Canadian Dasan Pro Debut with GCL Jays

Lakeland, Fla.–Canadian Dasan Brown connected on the fifth pitch he saw during his first professional at bat for a triple to left center during the GCL Blue Jays at Tigers West squad game in Lakeland.     Brown of Oakville, Ontario was taken in the third round by the Toronto Blue Jays, 88th overall and was […]

Rain washes Dasan Brown Debut

UPDATED: DUNEDIN, FLA.–The Toronto Blue Jays third pick, 88th overall in the June 2019 Draft and the first Canadian Dasan Brown professional debut has been pushed back to Friday July 26th.     The delay was caused by rain in Dunedin, Fl. on Wednesday and with the GCL Blue Jays being off on Thursday Brown will […]

“Not my Speech to Give” Brandy Halladay

Rocket Sports & Entertainment’s Eddie Michels Photo tribute along with the moving induction speech of Roy’s Wife Brandy

Doc will be Honored at the Jack

Former Blue Jay and Phillie great Roy “Doc” Halladay is joining other Phillies greats at the monument park behind the home plate grand stands at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida.  Halladay who passed away on November 7, 2017 in a plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico will be inducted into the Baseball […]

Bust A Move with the Lightning at the Beach

LIGHTNING TO HOST FIRST ANNUAL ‘BOLTS BEACH BASH’ TAMPA, FLORIDA – The Tampa Bay Lightning will host their first annual Bolts Beach Bash on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Pier 60 at Clearwater Beach starting at 10 a.m. and concluding with fireworks at 9 p.m.  The event will be highlighted by a performance by internationally acclaimed […]

Only Our Eddie could find Batting Cage Garages

The Toronto Blue Jays have found a new use for their batting cages at their minor league facility in Dunedin, Fl.  The buildings that used to house this equipment was torn down in the early stages of construction and with no where to house the lawn care machines the batting cages were put to good […]

Ump gets it Correct

Canadian Umpire Matt Blackborow of Stoney Creek, Ontario makes the correct call in the GCL game between the Blue Jays and Yankees East squad on Tuesday.  Blackborow also had two tough calls during the game the first when a Blue Jays player attempts to bunt and is out of the batters box when he bunts […]

Train Pulls Into Tampa With The Goo Goo Dolls and Allen Stone.

Allen Stone, Goo Goo Dolls, Train 07-09-17 MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre Tampa, FL Serving up a ‘Miracle Pill’ filled with ‘Drops of Jupiter” The tumbling grey clouds covered the sky over the MidFL Credit Union Amphitheatre, as anyone would expect for Tampa this time of year. The little bits of thunder could be heard faintly […]