The Bay area since the last championship parade

TAMPA, Fla. (WTSP) – With the Chicago Cubs celebrating the franchise’s first World Series championship since 1908, 10News takes a look at what Tampa Bay was like 108 years ago (and what’s changed around the Bay since Tampa’s last championship parade when the Lightning won the 2004 Stanley Cup).

Fun Facts:

-          In 1908 the population of Tampa was around 15,000

-          In 1908 the population of St. Petersburg was under 10,000

-          Pinellas County didn’t exist yet (it was formed in 1912), and the population of Hillsborough County, which included St. Pete, was around 70,000 (Raymond James Stadium seats 70,000)


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