Fla. Governor Crist wild pitch for Tampa Bay a big miss considering it was his 5th time on the mound for the Rays
- Gov. Crist is also former general counsel for the National Assn. of Professional Baseball Leagues in St. Petersburg from 1982 to 1987.
- Gov. Charlie Crist.
(Rays spokesman Rick) Vaughn said Crist, who is running for U.S. Senate against Marco Rubio and Kendrick Meek,
- is a veteran of ceremonial first pitches at The Trop.
Crist, who grew up in St. Petersburg, has thrown out the first pitches in
- three Rays home openers and did the honors at Game 6 of the 2008 American League Championship Series.
He served as general counsel for the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues in St. Petersburg from 1982 to 1987.
- "We contacted him as soon as we knew we were going to be playing," Vaughn said."...
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