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Squeeze Play: Baseball’s Tourists Say Taxpayers Must Pitch In $30M or It’s Game Over

Ty Cobb played in the very first game at Asheville’s McCormick Field in 1924. Two years later, Babe Ruth, in town for a Yankees exhibition game, praised the ballpark: “My, my, what a beautiful place to play. Delightful. Damned delightful place!” But unless the City of Asheville, Buncombe County, and the Tourism Development Authority commit […]