Car Rental Florida and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Don't forget the seventh inning stretch. The Tampa Bay Devil Rays joined Major League Baseball in 1998 and have since been a hot spot for Continental car rental Florida customers. Playing at Tropicana Field, the Rays compete in one of baseballs best divisions. Division rivals the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are two of the best teams in baseball history. In the 2006 season, the Rays finished strong with a 61-101 record. As you sit in the stands at Tropicana Field, be prepared to find out why baseball is America's game. The Rays have high hopes for the upcoming season and should be a much improved team. To find out more about the team, visit their website at http://tampabay.devilrays.mlb.com/ . Continental car rental Florida wants to help you get to the game and make lasting memories with every swing of the bat.
It's what movies are made of. If you thought that you had to be in Hollywood to see movie stars, think again. With Continental car rental Florida, just make your way down to a Tampa Bay Devil Rays game. In 2002, the major motion picture 'The Rookie' was released staring Denis Quaid. Based on the career of Jim Morris, this story is an inspiring one. In a deal with the high school baseball team he was coaching, Morris agrees that if they reached the district finals, he would try out for the Major Leagues. After the team made the playoffs, Morris impressed the pro scouts and signed with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. The best part of this story is it is true. Jim Morris pitched in 21 games for the Devil Rays in 1999 and 2000.
Getting to a Rays Game
If you're driving around St. Petersburg and see one of the worlds largest domes, you are in the right place. Getting to a game with your Continental car rental Florida shouldn't be difficult, and it isn't. Located at 1 Tropicana Place, Tropicana Field is just east of I-275. Parking is free, but get there early since spaces are limited. If your car rental Florida vacation is on a budget, not to worry, Rays tickets start at only $8 a seat.
That's one big Aquarium
The next time your child asks to touch a stingray, you can actually say yes. With Continental car rental Florida, and the new Devil Rays Touch Tank, your entire family will remember this trip. Located just over the center field fence, the Rays Touch Tank is a 35 foot, 10,000 gallon aquarium filled with over 30 Cownose Stingrays. Throughout the game, fans will be able to touch and feed these rays. Seeing your child's face light up with this experience will make your entire car rental Florida vacation worthwhile. Free to all ticket holders, the tank area will admit 50 fans at a time. Since the odd home run ball makes its way into the tank, for every ball hit into the tank, the Devil Rays will donate $5000 to charity.
Next stop, the Hall of Fame
It's the bottom of the 9th, and the Devil Rays are down by one run. Can you feel the pressure in the air? These are the situations that former Devil Rays star Wade Boggs lived for. A member of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for the last two seasons of his career, Boggs left a mark on the city. In 1999, Boggs collected career hit number 3000 when he hit a home run at Tropicana Field. Winning 5 batting titles and appearing in 12 straight all-star games, Wade Boggs is truly one of baseballs all-time greats. After retiring as a Devil Ray in 1999, Boggs was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005. Next time you are in Tampa Bay with your Continental car rental Florida, check out a game and see history in the making.