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Former Clippers Manager Rick Down Passes Away

January 10, 2019 - International League (IL) - Columbus Clippers News Release

The Clippers are saddened by the loss of Rick Down, former manager of the Clippers, who passed away on Saturday after a lengthy illness. He was 68.

Down managed the Clippers in parts of 1989 and 1990, and the entirety of the 1991 and 1992 seasons. He ranks first all-time in Clippers history with a .619 winning percentage. Down guided the Clippers to three division titles, along with back-to-back Governors' Cup Championships in 1991 and 1992.

We send our deepest condolences to his family during this difficult time.

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