“The Bulls of Summer”: BCS in the N&O

player spitting tobacco

Photo by Kate Joyce.

The News & Observer has a great feature story about Bull City Summer out today:

DURHAM — Fresh from inserting a wad of chewing tobacco in his mouth, the ballplayer paused from conversing with his teammates in the bullpen to watch a ball coming toward him. It was a foul ball rolling briskly down the right field of Durham Bulls Athletic Park. And as the ball kicked into the bullpen, the player caught it, flicked it to a kid in the stands and leaned over to spit a stream of tobacco juice.

Perched nearby, photographer Kate Joyce watched through her camera and snapped away. The bullpen is her favorite vantage point at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, and she’s spending lots of time there taking pictures for an unconventional documentary called “Bull City Summer.”

Read the full piece here.

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