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Al Lang Memorial Stadium for Little League Baseball

 
 
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By Tim Fillmon, 1990
1. Al Lang Memorial Stadium for Little League Baseball Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of
Albert Fielding Lang
“Uncle Al”
Nov. 16, 1870-Feb. 27, 1960
Came to Florida in 1911
Mayor of St. Petersburg:
1916 to 1918-1918 to 1920
Founding President of St. Petersburg
Chamber of Commerce

Brought St. Louis Browns to St. Petersburg in 1914. Promoted this City as Center, and Florida as Capital of Major League Spring Training. Known affectionately as Mister Baseball.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 27° 45.805′ N, 82° 42.722′ W. Marker was in Gulfport, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker was at the intersection of 58th Street South and 7th Avenue South, on the right when traveling north on 58th Street South. Marker was removed when stadium and Little League Headquarters were demolished for an expanded Boca Ciega High School. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 681 58th Street South, Saint Petersburg FL 33707, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Stetson University College of Law (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rattlesnake Curve
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Gulfport Casino (approx. 1.8 miles away); St. Bartholomew's Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Panfilo de Narvaez (approx. 3 miles away); First Mass in Florida (approx. 3.1 miles away); St. Paul Catholic Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); S. H. Kress and Co. Building (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gulfport.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on February 7, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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