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Homeruns and History at Centennial Park
September 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
When: Septemebr 25, 2021
Where: Centennial Park in Ybor City, 1800 E 8th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605
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 Hall-of-Famer and 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.
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