MLB to cease operations for at least a month; Memphis Redbirds impacted too

By Updated: March 12, 2020 4:26 PM CT | Published: March 12, 2020 3:44 PM CT
<strong>A line-up sheet from the previous day’s baseball game is posted on the wall of an otherwise empty dugout and ballpark after the cancellation of the spring training baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Seattle Mariners in Surprise, Ariz., on Thursday, March 12. Major League Baseball is delaying the start of its season by at least two weeks because of the coronavirus outbreak and has suspended the rest of its spring training game schedule.</strong> (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

A line-up sheet from the previous day’s baseball game is posted on the wall of an otherwise empty dugout and ballpark after the cancellation of the spring training baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Seattle Mariners in Surprise, Ariz., on Thursday, March 12. Major League Baseball is delaying the start of its season by at least two weeks because of the coronavirus outbreak and has suspended the rest of its spring training game schedule. (Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

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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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