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New turf set for McCormick Field

Asheville TouristsOne big offseason improvement is set for McCormick Field, home of the Asheville Tourists (Low Class A; Sally League): a new turf will be laid down.

The turf has been an issue at McCormick Field for a long time, but it’s now being addressed. The Asheville City Council is expected to approve a new turf built around a cold-resistent Bermuda grass, costing between $170,929 and $300,000. The ballpark’s watering system will be inspected at the same time; the variation of cost is directly related to whether or not it needs replacement.

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