Home-plate entrance to Wilson’s Fleming Stadium, Aug-2005.
The grandstand, as seen from down the third-base line.
A look out from the covered grandstand.
- Location: Stadium Street at Delano Avenue, Wilson, N.C.
- Opened: 1938 as Municipal Stadium
- Home teams: Wilson Tobacconists (Tobs), Coastal Plain League (1939-41, 1946-52), Bi-State League (1942), Carolina League (1956, 2nd half of 1957-68)
- Capacity: 3,000
The Wilson Tobacconists, or “Tobs”, called Fleming Stadium home starting in 1939. This is the original field, and it appears to be the original stadium, with slight renovations. The field was named for Tobs booster Allie Fleming in the early 1950s.
The expansive grandstand here is covered by a roof, a nice touch I appreciate.
As of 2005, the field is home to the Wilson Tobs of the Coastal Plain League, a college summer wood-bat league. It has also hosted the North Carolina Baseball Museum since early 2004.
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