Baseball fathers give their sons everything they have

From little league to the majors, dads have a front-row seat

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 18, 2023 7:55 AM CT | Published: June 18, 2023 4:00 AM CT

From that first game of catch between father and son, they have grown closer. “Everybody thinks they’ve got the greatest dad in the world, and I do, too,” says Memphis Redbirds pitcher Tommy Parsons.


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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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