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Tobs Announce New Assistant General Manager

Wilson Tobs Primary SDSPRESS RELEASE – The Wilson Tobs are excited to announce the addition of Max Gagnon as the Assistant General Manager for the 20th Anniversary Season within the Coastal Plain League for the 2016 season. Continue reading

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Three CPL Ballparks to Host USA-Japan International Friendship Series

Coastal Plain LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Coastal Plain League announced today that three of its ballparks will host games of USA-Japan International Friendship Series this summer. Continue reading

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Tobs Hire Former Catcher, Pump Jacks Voice as New Broadcaster

Wilson Tobs Primary SDSPRESS RELEASE – As per usual there will be plenty of new faces around Fleming Stadium this summer, and in addition to the new faces there will be a new voice; the Tobs announced today that Jake Donnelly will be the new Director of Broadcasting for the 2014 season. Continue reading

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Wilson Tobs Unveil New Branding

Wilson Tobs Primary SDSPRESS RELEASE – The Wilson Tobs are excited to announce the start of a new era in terms of branding for the 2014 season and forward. Continue reading

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Tobs Announce Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting for 2014 Season

Wilson Tobs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Wilson Tobs have named Danny Will as their Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting effective immediately. Will, 26, will be responsible for a multitude of roles within the Tobs organization including providing the play-by-play for all 32 home games during the 2014 season. Will will also host “Tobs Talk,” the team’s televised pregame show before every home contest. Continue reading

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Fleming Stadium Getting Upgrades

Wilson Tobs LogoFleming Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Wilson Tobs (Coastal Plain League), is getting a facelift for the facility’s 75th anniversary.  Improvements include a new entrance to the park, concession stand, a souvenir shop, women’s restroom, and sidewalk cafe.   Read more here.

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Tobs Announce Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting for 2013 Season

Wilson Tobs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Wilson Tobs have named Riley Corcoran as their Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting effective immediately. Corcoran, a Billings, Mont. native, will be responsible for a multitude of roles within the Tobs organization including providing the play-by-play for all 31 home games during the 2013 season. Corcoran will also host “Tobs Talk,” the team’s Continue reading

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Impressions of a Ballpark Hunter: A Lack of Distraction in Wilson, N.C.

Marc Viquez

To the astute observer, minor league baseball is not what it used to be. It used to be cheap tickets, small concession booths, copious ads on the outfield walls and the echoes of announcements from the press box. It was never supposed to feel cutting edge or modern — that is what the Major Leagues were for. Continue reading

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Coastal Plain League All-Star Game Tonight

PRESS RELEASE – The Coastal Plain League’s 14th annual All-Star Game will be played at Historic Fleming Stadium in Wilson, N.C. on Monday, July 23. The American CPL All-Stars will be the visitors, while the National CPL All-Stars will be the home team. Continue reading

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Tobs Announce Webb as New Assistant GM

PRESS RELEASE – The Wilson Tobs announced today the hiring of Wilson resident Thomas Webb as the CPL club’s Assistant General Manager. Continue reading

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Tobs to Host 2012 All-Star Game, Logo Unveiled

PRESS RELEASE – The Coastal Plain League announced today that the 2012 All-Star Game will be hosted by the Wilson Tobs on July 23, 2012 at Historic Fleming Stadium in Wilson, North Carolina. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Fleming Stadium (Wilson, NC)

MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill visits Fleming Stadium, home of the summer collegiate Wilson Tobs (Coastal Plain League), and the attached North Carolina Baseball Museum.  Read more and view photos here.  (Scroll down below the Bojangle’s chicken visit.)

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Tobs Broadcaster to Finish Season in Kinston

PRESS RELEASE – The Wilson Tobs are happy to announce that former Tobs Broadcast and Media Relations Intern Tim O’Brien will head to Kinston, North Carolina on Monday August 8th to become the Broadcast Assistant with the Class – A Advanced affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. Continue reading

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Tobs Announce 2011 Promotional Schedule

PRESS RELEASE – The Wilson Tobs announced today their promotion schedule for 2011. The Tobs have eight Thirsty Thursdays, where fans can enjoy 16 ounce drafts for $1.50. There will also be two Thomas and Farris Fireworks nights, June 18 vs. Outer Banks and July 4 vs. Edenton. Continue reading

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Wilson Tobs Get New Ownership

PRESS RELEASE – The Wilson Tobs Baseball Club has been purchased by a group led by Richard Holland and Greg Suire, the same group that owns the Coastal Plain League’s Thomasville HiToms.  The deal was finalized late last week and will be announced tomorrow.  A formal press conference will be held Tuesday at noon at the North Carolina Baseball Museum inside historic Fleming Stadium.  The Continue reading

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