Rays' flag flys at City Hall
All together now: we pledge allegiance to the flag of the United Rays nation.
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker Baker hung a donated Rays' flag below the American flag at City Hall today as council member Leslie Curran and council chairman Jamie Bennett watched.
"For 80 years we've played spring baseball in St. Petersburg. For 10 years, we've played summer baseball in St. Petersburg. I really like fall baseball in St. Petersburg," Baker said before he hung the flag.
Baker said he was excited about all the attention the city is getting because of the winning team.
"They call it the Cinderella story," he said, "but we know better. We knew they were good."
-Cristina Silva, Times Staff Writer