Tampa Bay Rays Tickets
Tampa Bay Rays are a Major League Baseball team that plays in St. Petersburg, Florida. This team is a member of the Eastern Division of the American League. They’re known as the Rays and having retooled their roster in the offseason the Rays are ready to compete for a World Championship in 2013. Buy now as you don’t want to miss any of the action. Purchase now and be a part of history.
Tampa Bay Rays were established in 1998. They opened for business on March 31, 1998, The Devil Rays as they were known as played their first game on March 31, 1998 against the Detroit Tigers at Tropicana Field before a crowd of 45,369. They lost that first game, but they came back with a bang and defeated the Tigers the very next day with 11-8. Wade Boggs tallied his 3000th career hit on a home run and became the first Rays player to do so. This was the crowning proud moment for the team. In 2004 season, fans had low expectations from the team but the players surprised them by winning 70 games for the first time. The team finished 4th in the American League East in that season. The Rays were able to attract an average of 40,199 people in 2006, the highest turnout since 1998 inaugural season. In 2005, the Rays, finished with a winning record at home (41–40) for the first time ever and home attendance increased by 20%.
It wasn’t until 2008 did the Rays enjoy their first taste of success, making it all the way to the World Series where they were defeated by the Philadelphia Phillies. Since then they have had a perennial winner making the playoffs two other times & again look to make some noise in 2013 with a roster of young talent in Evan Longoria, David Price & Matt Moore. Tickets are available now for all the exciting 2013 Rays action so don’t miss out, get your tickets now at JustGreatTickets.com