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Tim Tebow and Michael Jordan, Pied Pipers for baseball

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Believe it or not, Tim Tebow and Michael Jordan have a few things in common. Most know that both made huge names for themselves while playing before capacity crowds during their college days. Like Jordan, Tebow was part of a college championship as a freshman. Jordan and North Carolina won the 1982 NCAA Basketball Tournament, with Jordan providing the winning points. A generation later, the Florida Gators were the 2006 BCS national champions, with Tebow accounting for two touchdowns. Jordan…

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Is Tampa Bay a Major League region or 4 minor league ones?

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Despite what many in national sports media may proclaim, professional baseball is prosperous in the Tampa Bay area. Last season marked the 10th year in a row total attendance for professional baseball in Tampa Bay was over 2 million paid fans. Between Spring Training, the Rays and Minor League Baseball, there are more baseball games played in Tampa Bay than any other region in the country. Unfortunately, this vast array of baseball options has left one team struggling to compete…

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