Brian DeWine, president of the Asheville Tourists (Single-A, South Atlantic League), occupies an office that serves as a work room, play room and nap room. Such is the reality of raising kids while running a Minor League Baseball team. Read more from MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill here.
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PRESS RELEASE – This Saturday, June 16, 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of the award-winning baseball film Bull Durham. In the movie, Kevin Costner‘s character, Crash Davis, breaks the Minor League Home Run record at McCormick Field as a member of the Asheville Tourists.
PRESS RELEASE – This Thursday, June 29, 2017 McCormick Field will become the home of the Asheville Hippies. For one night only, the team will wear custom jerseys with a Tourists colored tie-dye theme and the word “Hippies” across the chest as they take on the Greenville baseball team. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – On Thursday, June 29, 2017 McCormick Field will become the home of the Asheville Hippies. For one night only, the team will wear custom jerseys with a Tourists colored tie-dye theme and the word “Hippies” across the chest as they take on the Greenville baseball team. The jerseys worn on June 29 will be auctioned off to fans with proceeds benefiting a local charity. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – On Thursday June 2, the Asheville Tourists will become the Beer City Tourists for one night only when they play host to the Greenville Drive. Asheville has been named Beer City USA on multiple occasions and was called the “Napa Valley of beer” by National Public Radio. Buncombe County is home to 24 craft breweries with Western North Carolina having nearly 50. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – It is exactly 100 days until the Asheville Tourists open the gates at McCormick Field for their 2015 season home opener. This upcoming season will mark the 100th year since the franchise undertook the name Asheville Tourists. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – In preparation for the 2015 season, the Asheville Tourists are pleased to announce four additions to the Front Office as well as Jon Clemmons being promoted to Assistant General Manager. This off-season Asheville will welcome three new Sales Associates and a new Box Office Manager. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Asheville Tourists president Brian DeWine, in conjunction with South Atlantic League president Eric Krupa, announced today that Asheville’s McCormick Field will serve as the site of the 2015 South Atlantic League All-Star Game, slated to be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – FIELDS, Inc., a sports general contractor building sports fields of distinction, today announced field renovation plans for McCormick Field, home of the 2012 South Atlantic League champion Asheville Tourists. McCormick Field has been the home of the Asheville Tourists since 1924 and was last renovated in 1992. Continue reading
LittleBallparks.com visits McCormick Field, home of the Single-A Asheville Tourists (South Atlantic League). View photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Asheville Tourists unveiled their new uniforms at Highland Brewing during a special Thirsty Thursday Kickoff Party on March 31. The team’s revamped jerseys and pants incorporate the new colors and logos that were introduced in October as well as many elements of previous styles worn by the team in the 1950s and before. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The next full moon is not scheduled to brighten the mountain skies until November 21, but that event had no effect on the lunar activities of the Asheville Tourists. After undertaking a creative overhaul that required more than five months to complete, the South Atlantic League team revealed its new identity program today at the Hickory Tavern Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Andie MacDowell and the Asheville Tourists will debut the release of the actress’s documentary “Before The First Pitch” prior to the team’s game at McCormick Field on Sunday, August 22, when the Tourists host the Savannah Sand Gnats at 2:05 p.m. Continue reading
The Ohio-based DeWine family headed by former U.S. Senator Mike DeWine (R-OH) has purchased the Asheville Tourists. Brian DeWine, one of the Senator’s sons, will serve as the team’s new president. The younger DeWine has experience in this arena, including a four-year stint working for the Carolina Mudcats. The sale must still be approved by the South Atlantic League. Read more here and here.