AutoZone Park’s tattered playing field to be replaced

By Updated: August 25, 2019 10:34 AM CT | Published: August 25, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Memphis Redbirds players warm up on the patchy AutoZone Park field Thursday, Aug. 22. The field will be replaced before Memphis 901 FC&rsquo;s next home game Sept. 7.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Memphis Redbirds players warm up on the patchy AutoZone Park field Thursday, Aug. 22. The field will be replaced before Memphis 901 FC’s next home game Sept. 7. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Weather and the lifespan of the field – not the combination of baseball and soccer at AutoZone Park – are the main reasons the grass surface soon will be replaced.

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Craig Unger Memphis 901 FC Memphis Redbirds St. Louis Cardinals
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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