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Zipping into McCormick Field

It’s a notable promo for 2012: a fan will deliver the game ball at Asheville Tourists (Low Class A; Sally League) games after storming the field via zipline — sponsored, of course. Not the first zipline in baseball — mascot Maynard G. Mallard daily enters the playing field at Warner Park for Madison Mallards (summer […]

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Tourists unveil new uniforms

The Asheville Tourists (Low Class A; Sally League) unveiled their new uniforms tonight at a public event at — where else? — an Asheville brewpub, in a town known for its great brewpubs. You can view the uniform sheet here. Players will wear traditional white jerseys at home with a script “Tourists” across the chest. […]

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PSC, Tourists sign concessions deal

Professional Sports Catering, in conjunction with the DeWine Seeds Silver Dollar Baseball, announced today that the firm will manage the food and beverage operation at McCormick Field, home of the Asheville Tourists (Low Class A; Sally League). “We wanted to join teams with a partner who we knew would provide top notch food and service […]

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McCormick Field / Asheville Tourists

McCormick Field, the longtime home of the Asheville Tourists, is both a classic ballpark of the Sally League and an example of a ballpark reconstruction done right. Located on the edge of downtown Asheville, McCormick Field has been the psychic center of baseball in Asheville since opening in 1924. FAST FACTS Year Opened: 1924; rebuilt […]

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