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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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SwampDogs set new attendance mark

The Fayetteville SwampDogs set a franchise attendance record at J.P. Riddle Stadium, as 6,049 fans turned out to watch their hometown team take on the Wilson Tobs — the first time the SwampDogs have ever reached the 6,000-fan plateau. “SwampDogs fans proved once again they’re the best fans in summer collegiate baseball,” said SwampDogs head coach […]

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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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Jones new GM in Kinston

Benjamin Jones, the successful general manager of the Wilson Tobs (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League), is the new general manager of the Kinston Indians (High Class A; Carolina League). He replaces Shari Massengill, who reunited with North Johnson when she accepted the assisant GM position with the Gwinnett Braves (Class AAA; International League). “We are […]

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