Opening Day

When: September 25, 2021

Where: Centennial Park in Ybor City, 1800 E 8th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

Cost: FREE

What: Join us for the First Pitch on Opening Day!

Featuring a special edition of Homeruns & History, there will be family-friendly games and celebrations for the opening of the Tampa Baseball Museum. The Grand Opening will be hosted by iconic Tampa native Lou Pinella, and Mayor Jane Castor will be present to address the media and attendees.

The Fourth Annual Homeruns & History celebration will be from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in Ybor City’s Centennial Park and the Ybor City Museum State Park Garden. Homeruns & History is a free family-friendly event that celebrates the rich history of the game in Tampa Bay and will feature autographs by Major and Minor League Baseball alumni. Activities include a question and answer session with a panel of high school coaches, team mascots and street teams, games, and shopping at the Ybor City Saturday Market. Also featured are baseball-inspired food, music, fun and camaraderie celebrating the sport. Attendees are encouraged to show their team spirit by wearing their uniforms, favorite team apparel or other baseball-themed gear.

Homeruns & History is presented in partnership with the Ybor City Saturday Market and supported by a YCDC Event Co-Sponsorship Grant.

You can also find this event on Facebook!

10am: "First Pitch" Opening Ceremony
11am-5pm: Half-Price Admission to Tampa Baseball Museum
10am-1pm: Special Edition of Homeruns & History

Games and Activities at Centennial Park & Garden of the Ybor City Museum State Park