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HiToms, Tobs turn back the clock — way beyond uniform changes

The Thomasville HiToms and Wilson Tobs (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League) played an unusual turn-back-the-clock series, traveling via train. Various minor-league teams representing both cities have been around for decades and decades, going way back to the days of Class C and Class D ball. In the old days, circuit were built around train lines […]

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Wilson Tobs sold

The Wilson Tobs (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League) have been sold to Richard Holland and Greg Suire, the owners of the Thomasville HiToms in the same circuit; James Wolfe is the new GM of the team. All familiar names, to be sure. Wolfe was formerly the general manager of the Forest City Owls (summer collegiate; […]

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Finch Field / Thomasville HiToms

Finch Field has been the home of Thomasville baseball since 1937, when the Thomasville Chairmakers posted a 63-48 record in the Class D Carolina State League, Since then, the ballpark has hosted teams in the North Carolina State League and the Carolina League, where current Florida skipper Jack McKeon won a championship in 1968. Today, […]

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