MLB contraction proposal could affect Redbirds owner Peter Freund

Memphis Triple-A team in no danger, but Freund’s Williamsport Crosscutters on the list

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 27, 2019 4:05 AM CT | Published: November 27, 2019 4:05 AM CT

MLB has a proposal to eliminate more than 40 minor-league affiliated teams; while the Memphis Triple-A team is not directly impacted, Redbirds owner Peter Freund's Short Season A team, the Williamsport Crosscutters, a Philadelphia Phillies affiliate, is on the preliminary hit list. 


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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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