Redbirds’ favorite son, Stubby Clapp, on verge of return to majors

Cardinals likely to offer coaching position; Texas also in contact

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 16, 2018 9:28 PM CT | Published: October 16, 2018 4:48 PM CT
Don Wade
Daily Memphian

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.

Stubby Clapp and the boys were still in the Memphis Redbirds’ clubhouse, spraying champagne like a bunch of kids with squirt guns at summer camp. Clapp had just led the team to a second straight Pacific Coast League title amid massive roster turnover that had robbed him of his starting rotation and the heart of his lineup.


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