Redbirds ‘disappointed’ with no AutoZone Park funds; mayor responds

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 27, 2023 4:32 PM CT | Published: November 21, 2023 8:08 PM CT

Outgoing Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland responds to a lengthy statement from team president Craig Unger after Triple-A baseball team gets no money for stadium “in desperate need of standard updates.”


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Tim Buckley

Tim Buckley

Tim is a veteran sportswriter who graduated from CBHS in Memphis and the University of Missouri. He previously covered LSU sports in Baton Rouge, and the University of Louisiana football and basketball for The Daily Advertiser/USA TODAY Network in Lafayette, the NBA’s Utah Jazz for the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning for the St. Petersburg Times in Florida, and West Texas State basketball for the Amarillo Globe News in Texas.


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