Monday, August 9, 2010

Tampa Sports History, 8/3/80

On August 3, 1980, professional wrestling came to Tampa Stadium for the first time. Led by "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, an event dubbed "The Last Tangle in Tampa" took pro wrestling outside of the small local arenas and set a then-record attendance mark for pro wrestling in the state of Florida.

To read more, check out the Tampa Sports History blog, or the August 6 print edition of La Gaceta newspaper.

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