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Rays host second "Wrestling Night"
04/15/2008 12:46 PM ET
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays will bring back "Wrestling Night" to Tropicana Field on Saturday, April 19 when they host the Chicago White Sox at 7:10 p.m.

The Rays hosted their first wrestling night last season on May 19 vs. the Florida Marlins.

The Rays will be bringing in more than a dozen former pro wrestling stars and all will be making appearances before, during and after the game. Following the game, there will be three matches featuring:

Screamin' Norman Smiley vs. Tatanka
Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake vs. Smash from Demolition
The Nasty Boys vs. "Big Poppa Pump" Scott Steiner and Buff Bagwell

Prior to the game all of the wrestlers will join Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, Dale "The Demon" Torborg, Axe from Demolition, David Penzer and Brian Blair for an autograph signing from 5:10 p.m. to 6:10 p.m.

In addition, the first 10,000 fans will receive a Rays Car Flag. Tickets to the game are available at the Tropicana Field Box Office, on-line via and

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