Of bunts and bombs

Memphis Redbirds win second straight PCL championship

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 17, 2018 12:40 AM CT
There is more than one way to win a championship ring. The Memphis Redbirds’ pursuit of a second consecutive Pacific Coast League title featured a game-winning hit from a pitcher, a walk-off suicide squeeze bunt and two home runs in the championship-clinching game from a player who earlier had been demoted to Double-A Springfield.


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Don Wade

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.


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