Homeruns & History

Join us on Saturday, May 21 for the fifth annual Homeruns & History from 10am-1pm in Ybor City's Centennial Park! This FREE family-friendly event provides fun for baseball fans of all ages, including baseball alumni autographs, team mascots, children’s games and activities, a coaches’ panel, and more! Our honorary hosts include Orestes Destrade, Mary C. Alvarez, and Tony Saladino.

Scheduled events include the “first pitch” with Orestes Destrade at 10:30am, which will be caught by Henry Waite with the Palma Ceia Little League.

A high school coaches panel will follow at 11am, with Pete Mulry, Pop Cuesta, K.R. Lombardia, Landy Tamargo, moderated by Orestes Destrade.

From 12pm – 1pm, you can get autographs from Orestes Destrade, Jason Michaels, Robin Fuson, Mike Heath, Dick Drago, Lenny Faedo, and Nardi Contreras. Local author and historian Wes Singletary will be nearby to sign his books.

Keep an eye out for giveaways of Tampa Bay Rays items along with children’s books by Coach Mulry! The Tampa Baseball Museum will be offering half-price admission from 10am – 4pm.