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Asheville Tourists delivering game balls by zipline

Updated: April 2, 2012, 1:08 PM ET
By Thomas Neumann

The Asheville Tourists are going to great heights to get North Carolinians involved in baseball this season.

The Tourists, Class A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, will allow fans to deliver the first official ball at each home game via zipline.

The line will descend from neighboring Memorial Stadium, which sits on a hill above the Tourists' ballpark, McCormick Field. The ride extends nearly 500 feet, and riders will fly 30 feet above the ballpark to deliver ...

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