That’s what you’ll feel the moment you step inside one of Tampa’s finest houses. Al Lopez, the first professional baseball player from Tampa to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, was a rare talent, and a genteel man. His fame never overshadowed his desire to leave a legacy for those who would come after. He paved the road to greatness with his strong and steady determination.
In this house, he spent countless hours dreaming about a game he so loved. Now, you can experience all that he, and other Tampa baseball legends, revered.
Run the bases with us and explore exhibits that will put 125 years of local baseball heritage into perspective. Exhibits touch on every level of the sport from local minor leagues, to the big names from Tampa who made the game great like Tino Martinez, Fred McGriff, Lou Piniella, Wade Boggs, Tony LaRussa, and Dwight Gooden.
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Visit the Tampa Baseball Museum to explore Tampa’s rich baseball heritage. See history unfold through the original artifacts that made the game and those who played it so special.