MLB spring training camps closed as Cardinals and Redbirds head home

‘Surreal,’ St. Louis Cardinals coach and former Redbirds manager Stubby Clapp says

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 14, 2020 12:55 PM CT | Published: March 13, 2020 4:05 AM CT

From Memphis Redbirds principal owner Peter Freund, to Memphis manager Ben Johnson and St. Louis Cardinals coach Stubby Clapp, COVID-19 is now very real on a professional and personal level.


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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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