Monday, April 26, 2010

Tampa Sports History, 4/26/75

This week 35 years ago, the Tampa Bay Rowdies made their home debut as an expansion entry in the North American Soccer League. The Rowdies were the Tampa Bay area's first professional sports team, and through excellent marketing and community outreach, quickly attracted the uninitiated to the game of soccer.

To read more, check out the Tampa Sports History blog, or the April 23 print edition of La Gaceta newspaper.

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