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Lou Gehrig

Perhaps native Floridian Teddy Bridgewater is a lucky man

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As he was dying from a disease that would later bear his name, Lou Gehrig uttered some of the most famous words ever spoken on an athletic field. On July 2, 1939 he told the crowd at Yankee Stadium that despite his impending death, “I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffered a bad break earlier this week, but he can consider himself lucky. His gruesome injury suffered earlier this…

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Westward Ho! from the Waterfront

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With summer heat in the offing, this Saturday offers you the last opportunity of the spring tour season to enjoy St. Petersburg Preservation’s acclaimed tour, “Westward Ho! from the Waterfront.” The tour will gather in front of the historic Detroit Hotel on the NW corner of Central Avenue and 2nd Street at 10AM. Come downtown early and stop at the Saturday Morning Market, located just a couple of blocks from the start of the tour. From the Detroit the tour…

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