25 people who are only famous in Tampa Bay

A lot of these names we've all grown up with. We know them from television, radio and sometimes from a massive billboard. These are the people who are Tampa Bay famous.

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Steve Weintraub
Steve and Julie Weintraub, owners of the Gold & Diamond Source, have appeared in hundreds of T.V. advertisements. 
Photo via Gold & Diamond Source’s Facebook

Steve Weintraub

Steve and Julie Weintraub, owners of the Gold & Diamond Source, have appeared in hundreds of T.V. advertisements.

Photo via Gold & Diamond Source’s Facebook
Tom Stimus
Back in the ‘80s, Tom Stimus and wrestler Dusty Rhodes used to shout about Stimus’ Auto Dealerships’ deals and crown Stimus as “#1 in the world.” Once, when Dusty "The American Dream" Rhodes wasn’t available, Stimus used a real bear. 
Photo via YouTube

Tom Stimus

Back in the ‘80s, Tom Stimus and wrestler Dusty Rhodes used to shout about Stimus’ Auto Dealerships’ deals and crown Stimus as “#1 in the world.” Once, when Dusty "The American Dream" Rhodes wasn’t available, Stimus used a real bear.

Photo via YouTube
Weather Tite Mike
Some commercials try to sell you something by explaining how great a service or product is. Some commercials use customer testimonials. Weather Tite Mike just asks you to bring him cookies.
Photo via YouTube

Weather Tite Mike

Some commercials try to sell you something by explaining how great a service or product is. Some commercials use customer testimonials. Weather Tite Mike just asks you to bring him cookies.

Photo via YouTube
Chip Carter
Carter was a sports anchor on WTVT for 31 years. His last broadcast was on Feb. 26, 2016.
Photo via Fox 13

Chip Carter

Carter was a sports anchor on WTVT for 31 years. His last broadcast was on Feb. 26, 2016.

Photo via Fox 13
Sam Behr
Back in the ‘80s, Allied Discount Tires spokesman Sam Behr told audience members about how difficult it is to sell tires. The struggle was so real, he once stared in a commercial explaining that he had to sell 80,000 tires or he would die.
Photo via YouTube

Sam Behr

Back in the ‘80s, Allied Discount Tires spokesman Sam Behr told audience members about how difficult it is to sell tires. The struggle was so real, he once stared in a commercial explaining that he had to sell 80,000 tires or he would die.

Photo via YouTube