SB Clay hoping for the return of a precious heirloom after theft

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Vandals broke into the South Bend Clay High School baseball clubhouse during spring break, and made off with a priceless jersey.

Gift cards and equipment were also taken, but the jersey of the late Jim Reinebold was taken from a case.

Head coach Joel Reinebold is asking everyone to help return the jersey, which was worn by his father. The fieldhouse is named after the elder Reinebold, who coached Clay for 25 years and is a hall-of-famer.

After his death in 2017 the team began taking the jersey out onto the field before every game, and became superstitious about it.

The coach hasn’t filed a police report and just wants the jersey returned.


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