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Tampa Bay Rays celebration in St. Petersburg

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Left to Right: Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon, players Grant Balfour, Carlos Pena, Ben Zobrist, and James Shields, sing "Take Me Out To The Ball Game" with the crowd on Friday during a Rays party in North Straub Park in St. Petersburg. [Scott Keeler, Times]

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Left to right: Tampa Bay Rays fans Mariah Malcolm, 9, Joe Malcolm, Paul Nadolski, and Butch King all wait for an autograph from Rays pitcher James Shields in North Straub Park, during a Rays party, Friday. [Scott Keeler, Times]

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Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Grant Balfour waves to the crowd, Friday in North Straub Park, St. Petersburg as he is applauded by Rays fans. In the background are Rays players, Carlos Pena, Ben Zobrist, and James Shields and Rays President Matt Silverman. [Scott Keeler, Times]

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Tampa Bay Rays fans cheer on Joe Maddon as he is announced to the crowd in North Straub Park, St. Petersburg, Friday during the Rays party. [Scott Keeler, Times]

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Tampa Bay Rays Manager Joe Maddon talks with Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio and St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker during the Rays party in North Straub Park, St. Petersburg on Friday. [Scott Keeler, Times]

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Eric Armetta, of Clearwater, holds up his sign in support of the Tampa Bay Rays, Friday in North Straub Park, St. Petersburg. "It's a sure dynasty to come," said Armetta of the Rays franchise. [Scott Keeler, Times]

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Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon tries to catch a glimpse of the Rays year highlights on a video screen during a Rays party, Friday in North Straub Park, St. Petersburg. [Scott Keeler, Times]

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Tampa Bay Rays fans pack North Straub Park for the Rays party, Friday. [Scott Keeler, Times]

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Tampa Bay Ray fans Chicky Desmarais and Marla Spruill, both of Seminole, cheer on Joe Maddon and the Rays in North Straub Park, St. Petersburg, Friday, during the Rays party. [Scott Keeler, Times]

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