Don Zimmer

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Don Zimmer’s Widow Furious After Jersey Vanishes From Luggage

The widow of a baseball icon was heartbroken Friday night over a missing jersey that she believes was stolen.


Jean Beliveau (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images), Ralph Kiner (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images), Don Zimmer  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Tony Gwynn (Photo by Marilynn Young/AFP/Getty Images)

In Memoriam: Gwynn, Zimmer, Kiner Among Notable Sports Deaths In 2014

For one, the tool of choice was a bat. For the other, a stick. Tony Gwynn and Jean Beliveau died this year, unparalleled craftsmen who made the supremely difficult look almost easy.


The New York Yankees hold a moment of silence in honor of former bench coach Don Zimmer prior to their game against the Oakland Athletics on June 5, 2014 in the Bronx. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Palladino: Baseball Lost A Big Heart In Don Zimmer

Yankee Stadium fell silent for just a few moments Thursday. Somehow, you have to feel there was a special something going on in those fleeting seconds as the crowd commemorated Zim.


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Keidel: Rest Well, Don Zimmer, And Thanks For The Memories

If anyone lived a long life, it’s Zimmer. And if anyone lived a good life, it was Zimmer. And he’d be the first to tell you, while you rub his head.


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‘We Loved Him’: Yankees, MLB Mourn Icon Don Zimmer

For 66 years, Zimmer was a most popular presence at ballparks all over, a huge chaw often filling his cheek. Everyone in the game seemed to know him, and love him.


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Boomer & Carton: Blueshirts Lose A Thriller; Baseball Says Goodbye To Zimmer

Win or lose, there was little doubt that Boomer and Craigie would open today’s radio program talking about the NHL Stanley Cup Final.


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Former Yankees Bench Coach Don Zimmer Dies

Former Yankees bench coach Don Zimmer died Wednesday, according to his family. He was 83.


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Sweeny: 30 Years Later, Pine Tar Game Still Sticking To George Brett

For being such a great player, Brett had — prior to the Pine Tar Incident — gained his greatest national attention for an ill-timed case of hemorrhoids during the 1980 World Series.


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Ex-Yankees Coach Don Zimmer ‘Happy To Be Home’ After Hospitalization

Beloved former Yankees bench coach Don Zimmer was back in his Florida home Thursday after being hospitalized for a week “due to kidney problems,” according to the Tampa Bay Times.


Jorge Posada #20 of the New York Yankees hits the game tying double in the eighth inning to score two runs against the Boston Red Sox during game 7 of the American League Championship Series on October 16, 2003 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Hartnett: How I’ll Remember Yankees Icon Jorge Posada

Jorge Posada had many outstanding playoff memories as a New York Yankee but one stands out in particular, his tying double in 2003 ALCS Game 7.


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Keidel: Vote For Pedro

As a native New Yorker, I was always inclined to hate Pedro Martinez, but he should have his own wing at the Baseball Hall of Fame.


In this Sept. 21 1954, file photo, some of the players in the race for the National League baseball batting title that season pose in New York. From left are New York Giants' Willie Mays, Brooklyn Dodgers' Duke Snider, and Giants' Don Mueller, right. Snider, 84, died early Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, of what the family called natural causes at the Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital in Escondido, Calif. Snider was part of the charmed "Boys of Summer" with the Dodgers in the late 1940s and 1950s. He helped lead Brooklyn to its only World Series championship in 1955. (AP Photo/File)

Players, Teammates Remember Brooklyn Legend Duke Snider

Brooklyn Dodgers legend Duke Snider died Sunday. He was 84. “Duke was a fine man, a terrific hitter and a great friend, even though he was a Dodger,” Giants Hall of Famer Willie Mays said.


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Don Zimmer Remembers His Teammate Duke Snider

A smile spread across the 80-year-old’s face when he was asked about the friendship he and others such as Johnny Podres, Pee Wee Reese and Gil Hodges had with the late Hall of Famer off the field.


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Reaction To The Death Of Duke Snider

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig along with other owners and Hall of Famers reacted to the death of Brooklyn Dodger Duke Snider: