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Tobs Announce Division 2 College Baseball Classic #1

February 18, 2020 - Coastal Plain League (Coastal Plain) - Wilson Tobs News Release

Wilson, NC - The Wilson Tobs are proud to announce the schedule for the Division 2 College Baseball Classic #1 to be held at Historic Fleming Stadium beginning on Saturday February 29th and ending on Sunday March 1st, 2020.

"We are excited to expand our college baseball outreach and add another College Classic to our Spring events schedule. The interest shown from these colleges to play at Historic Fleming Stadium is well beyond our original goal. By continuing to bring baseball to the Wilson area year-round, we are providing everyone with consistent entertainment throughout the year, steady business to the local Wilson community, and a warmer destination for these college programs," said Tobs General Manager Mike Bell.

The Classic will feature four Division II colleges/universities. All four northern schools are newcomers to Historic Fleming Stadium: Post University, Lake Erie College, College of Saint Rose, and Assumption College.

Date Home Visitor Time Site

Dates: February 29 Lake Erie College Assumption College 11:00 AM Historic Fleming Stadium Format: College Series Assumption College

Lake Erie College DH Historic Fleming Stadium Entry Fee: Rental Fee

Post University College of Saint Rose 4:30 PM Historic Fleming Stadium

College of Saint Rose Post University DH Historic Fleming Stadium

Date Home Visitor Site

Dates: March 1 Assumption College Post University 11:00 AM Historic Fleming Stadium Format: College Series

Lake Erie College College of Saint Rose 2:00 PM Historic Fleming Stadium

For just $6, fans can purchase an all-day pass and enjoy a full day of baseball action at Historic Fleming Stadium. Gates will open one hour prior to the start of the first game of the day.

The Wilson Tobs home opener, Band Jam, and Firework Show for the 2020 season is Sunday, May 24th @ 6:15 PM. The 2nd Firework Show of the season will be Thursday, July 2nd @ 6:15 PM and a 3rd fireworks show is TBA. Season tickets and ticket packages are on sale now and can be purchased by calling (252) 291-8627, or by visiting

The Wilson Tobs enter their 24th season as a founding member of the Coastal Plain League. The upcoming season for the Tobs will see an expanded community outreach effort, increased participation in helping the less fortunate, a Pettit Cup Championship team, and more exciting entertainment for the Wilson Community. We would like to dedicate each successful season to the Wilson Community, Coastal Plain League Organization, Host Families, Corporate Partners, and the Dedicated Fans throughout the city of Wilson. The Wilson Tobs have played host to over 100 alumni taken in the draft and have produced a dozen players who have gone on to play in the MLB, including Cy Young & MVP winner Justin Verlander. For more information on the Wilson Tobs, visit our website

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