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West Tampa

Dec. 27, 2004
Dec. 27, 2004

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Dec. 27, 2004

SCORECARD
WHAT IF ...
LETTERS
AIR AND SPACE
SI Players: Life On and Off the Field
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Inside
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Inside Baseball
Inside The NBA
Inside College Football
YEAR-END ISSUE 2004
The Great American Sports Atlas
LIFE OF REILLY
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West Tampa

Fred McGriff

This is an article from the Dec. 27, 2004 issue Original Layout

N. DALE MABRY HIGHWAY

As a boy, Jefferson High standout frequented the Reds' spring training camp a mile from his house.

Don Garlits

NORTH BOULEVARD

King of drag racing got his start hot-rodding on dirt track near Hillsborough Avenue and Anderson Road.

Dwight Gooden

HILLSBOROUGH HIGH

With Belmont Heights teammate Floyd Youmans, reached title game of Senior League World Series in '79.

Gary Sheffield

HILLSBOROUGH HIGH

With Belmont Heights teammate Derek Bell, reached title game of 1980 Little League World Series.

Tony La Russa

JEFFERSON HIGH

Born in Ybor City, he was a teammate of Lou Piniella's on American Legion Post 248 club in the early 1960s.

Luis Gonzalez

JEFFERSON HIGH

Played second base alongside first baseman Tino Martinez on Jefferson's 1985 state semifinalist.

Lou Piniella

SAINT CONRAD STREET

Basketball and baseball star at Jesuit High; parents live next to diamond christened Lou Piniella Park.

Tino Martinez

KATHLEEN STREET

Followed McGriff as Jefferson High first baseman; Division II All-America at University of Tampa.

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