Asheville Tourists Tickets
About Asheville Tourists
They say that baseball is the American past-time and the city of Asheville has a team called the Asheville Tourists that have become extremely popular. The Asheville Tourists are a minor league baseball team that plays in the South Atlantic League at class single A. They have been a minor league feeder team for the major league team, the Colorado Rockies, since 1994. The tourists play their home games located at McCormick Field. This field has been open for almost 100 years and has been renovated several teams since it first opened its gates. The capacity is about 4,000 fans. This field is also unique because instead of having "home" on the home dugout, it reads "Tourists," as a reference to the rising popularity of Asheville among tourists.
A History of the Asheville Tourists
The Asheville Tourists have played under various names in various leagues and classifications over the past several decades. The team first started playing all the way back in 1897. This current team has been playing in the South Atlantic League for over 40 years. During that time, they have won the championship for their league three separate times, with the most recent one coming in 2014. Prior to 1976, other Asheville teams have won the championship of their respective league four separate times. The Asheville Tourists are a single-A team, with AA and AAA separating them from the major league team. Players of all ages and all skill levels play for the Asheville Tourists. Occasionally, even major league players will spend a short time with the Tourists during a rehab stint from injury.
Cheap Asheville Tourists Tickets are Available
Baseball is always a popular pastime during the summer and the South Atlantic League plays from spring to fall. The Tourists are always a popular team and there are plenty of opportunities to catch a game, with baseball games happening almost every day. McCormick Field is easy to get to so anyone who wants to catch a game should purchase some tickets and see what they're all about! Tourists games always feel like a party!
Asheville Tourists Team Schedule