Astros to host press conference regarding mascots

Wednesday, November 13 at 10:00am

By Hunter Reed / Greeneville Astros | November 11, 2013 6:50 AM ET

GREENEVILLE, TN- The Greeneville Astros will host a press conference on Wednesday, November 13 at 10:00am to make an announcement regarding longtime mascots, Tennessee Tex and Tennessee Tess.

Tennessee Tex has been with the Astros organization since their inaugural season in 2004 and just finished up his tenth season as the Astros' mascot. Tennessee Tess, the sister of Tex, joined the club in 2006 and recently concluded her eighth season.

The press conference will be held in the Astros' conference room at Pioneer Park, located on the campus of Tusculum College. The event will be open to the public.

The Greeneville Astros are the Appalachian League affiliate of the Houston Astros. For more information on the Astros, call (423) 638-0411 or visit


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