Story Of Tampa - Billy Graham and Al Lopez
The Story of Tampa by Lynn Ash
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Billy Graham started his evangelistic crusade on Franklin Street in 1939 and graduated from the Florida Bible Institute in Temple Terrace.
Baseball great, Al Lopez was born in Ybor City in 1908. A cigar worker's son, Lopez's began his baseball career with the local team, Tampa Smokers in 1924. Lopez later played for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Indians.