On June 4 2014 — 2014 – Baseball mourns the death of a true baseball lifer, Don Zimmer, who passes away at 83. A former infielder whose marriage was celebrated at home plate on a minor league diamond, Zimmer also coached and managed for many years. As a senior adviser to the Tampa Bay Rays, he was still listed as a member of the coaching staff and was never away from the game he loved.

 


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