For Immediate Release
June 27, 2023
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Tamara Wadley, Assistant to the City Manager, Communications:


(Black PR Wire) Miami Gardens, FL - The City of Miami Gardens proudly announces the dedication of the football field at Bunche Park in honor of the esteemed professional athlete Teddy Bridgewater. This momentous occasion not only recognizes Teddy Bridgewater's exceptional skills on the football field but also celebrates the enduring commitment he and his family have demonstrated in giving back to the community that nurtured his dreams.

In recognition of Bridgewater's extraordinary abilities, the City of Miami Gardens is dedicating the newly renovated football field at Bunche Park in his honor.

Teddy Bridgewater, a professional athlete in the National Football League (NFL), is a skilled and talented quarterback who has captivated fans with his remarkable capabilities on the football field. Bridgewater, who played in his younger years in the Miami Gardens football program, began his journey to professional football at the University of Louisville, where he displayed his effectiveness as a leader and playmaker. He was later selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2014 NFL Draft and went on to make a significant impact in the league, earning accolades and admiration for his poise under pressure and his ability to rally his team. Currently, a respected member of the NFL community, Teddy Bridgewater's passion, dedication, and undeniable talent continue to shine brightly as he inspires football enthusiasts around the nation.

"Teddy has exemplified the values of hard work, dedication, and giving back throughout his remarkable career. By dedicating this football field in his honor, we aim to celebrate his extraordinary achievements and inspire future generations to pursue their dreams with unwavering determination," said Mayor Rodney Harris.

This ceremony is an opportunity for the community to come together and pay tribute to Teddy Bridgewater’s remarkable legacy. It serves as a powerful reminder to aspiring athletes and individuals that the path to success is paved with perseverance, commitment, and the willingness to make a positive impact on others.

The unveiling ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 29, 2023, 10 a.m., at Bunche Park, located at 15600 Bunche Park Drive, W., Miami Gardens, FL 33054. City of Miami Gardens officials, Teddy Bridgewater and his family, community leaders, sports enthusiasts, and admirers who have been deeply inspired by Mr. Bridgewater’s professional journey will attend the ceremony.