Found February 28, 2013 on Just Sports And Just Us:
PLAYERS: Evan Longoria
TEAMS: Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria has entered the restaurant business. Longoria is a part owner/investor in Ducky's Sports Lounge in South Tampa. Located just west of downtown (1719 W. Kennedy Boulevard), the 5,700-square-foot boutique sports lounge will be the only restaurant in South Tampa to feature four lanes of mini bowling – a smaller, simpler form of the sport that does not require special shoes, uses a smaller ball, and incorporates two, 80-inch high-definition projection screens in the middle of each lane for optimal game viewing. “Ducky’s will have a little something for everyone – mini bowling for friends and families, a convenient happy hour spot for the downtown crowd and an incredible game-watching venue for sports fans,” said Keith Goan, one of Ducky’s owners. “It’s exciting to be a part of the current wave of development along Kennedy Boulevard and to bring this unique concept to the area.” Hopefully this will be a sound investment for Longoria, since there have been many stories of professional athletes making bad financial decisions and going broke. Also, for Longoria's sake, this place doesn't end up on Bar Rescue or Kitchen Nightmares.
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