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.

Home Again: Memphis Redbirds manager Ben Johnson back where it all began

By Updated: March 24, 2019 3:21 PM CT | Published: March 24, 2019 1:48 PM CT

He went to his first St. Louis Cardinals game at age 2, was drafted by the Cardinals out of high school, and Monday night Ben Johnson will manage against them at AutoZone Park as skipper of their Triple-A team, the Memphis Redbirds. 


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