Longtime RiverKings GM Jim Riggs passes away at 69

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More sad news for Memphis sports fans.

Jim Riggs, the longtime general manager of the RiverKings, passing away on Wednesday at his home in South Carolina.

Riggs not only brought the ‘Kings to Memphis in 1992 but gave the team its name, leading the RiverKings to the playoffs in seven of his ten seasons as GM.

Riggs was 69 years old.

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