Tobs Playoff Bound for First Time Since 2010

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Time to Smoke the Steamers at Fleming

Wilson, N.C.—For the first time under the ownership group of Rick Holland and Greg and Heather Suire, the Tobs are playoff bound. Historic Fleming Stadium will host a playoff game for the first time since 2010 as General Manager Thomas Webb and Head Coach Justin Hay have steered the Tobs to yet another successful regular season.

The first round series is a best of three series, featuring the three-seeded Wilson Tobs vs. the two-seeded Edenton Steamers, the first half champions in the Coastal Plain League. The entirety of the Tobs’ playoff run is sponsored by Greenlight and Game One of the series will take place on Wednesday, August 6th with first pitch scheduled for 7:05 P.M. and gates opening at 6 P.M. The Tobs will then hit the road to take on the Steamers in Edenton on Thursday and again on Friday if necessary.

Tickets prices for the playoff game on Wednesday are $7 for General Admission tickets and $8 for Reserved Seating. Presale for the playoff tickets will continue until 1 P.M. on Wednesday. Season Ticket and Corporate Ticket holders have until 4:01 P.M. on Tuesday to reserve the rights for their seats.

“We’re all unbelievably excited to be able to bring back playoff baseball to Wilson for the first time since 2010,” gushed GM Thomas Webb, “this is a great team we have here and Justin Hay has done a terrific job keeping this team focused and ensuring a long overdue trip back to the playoffs. I can’t wait to Smoke the Steamers on Wednesday and start our quest to bring the Wilson Tobs their first ever Petitte Cup.”

In order to purchase tickets for the game please call the Tobs office at (252) 291-8627 or visit If you want to see more pictures of the Tobs or for any Tobs related updates be sure to follow us @wilsontobs and like us on facebook


The Coastal Plain League is the nation’s hottest summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 18th season in 2014, the CPL features 14 teams playing in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The CPL gives college players the chance to refine their skills with the use of wooden bats. Players are housed with local host families for the summer and past experiences have been very positive for both players and hosts. The CPL has had over 1,200 alumni drafted and 72 of those – including 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young winner Justin Verlander – make their Major League debut; while another notable alum - Russell Wilson - won Super Bowl XLVIII. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at
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