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Running a Team and Raising Kids at the Ballpark

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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Tourists to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Bull Durham Movie

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.

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Tourists to be ‘Asheville Hippies” Thursday Night, Will Don Tie-Dye Unis

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

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Tourists to Become Hippies, Unveil Special Jersey

Asheville Tourists New Logo1PRESS 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

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Tourists Unveil ‘Beer City’ Unis

Asheville Tourists New Logo1PRESS 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

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: McCormick Field (Asheville, NC)

Asheville Tourists New Logo1Graham Knight from BaseballPilgrimages.com recently visited McCormick Field, home of the Asheville Tourists (Single-A, South Atlantic League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Tourists to Celebrate 100 Years, Unveil Anniversary Logo

Asheville Tourists New Logo1PRESS 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

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