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Don Zimmer, dead at 83, lived a life in baseball that is unrivaled

New York Daily News - 04 Jun 2014
There have been other baseball lives as amazing as Don Zimmer's, that were as full of fun and history as his was, and the kind of hurt you can only get from something you love as much as he loved baseball. But try to remember one today, now that word ...
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The Wilder Project, Episode 1: Desus Talks Sports Beefs

Sports Illustrated - 12 Jul 2018
Desus, of Desus & Mero on Viceland and the upcoming yet-to-be-named Showtime show, joins Charlotte to talk about this week's news and all-time great sports beefs, from Pedro Martinez vs. Don Zimmer to Reggie Miller vs. Spike Lee.
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Keeping Score: Back in the saddle at Suffolk

The Recorder - 07 Jul 2018
Yankees starter Sonny Gray is a latter day Reggie Cleveland, a Red Sox pitcher during the Don Zimmer years who once gave up the cycle to the first four batters he faced. … World Cup commentator Peter Drury's advice on how to convert a penalty kick ...
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The 15 Best Bench-Clearing Brawls in MLB History

The Cheat Sheet - 11 Jul 2018
As both teams poured onto the field, Yankees coach Don Zimmer went straight for Boston pitcher Pedro Martinez. Martinez made quick use of the old coach by grabbing him by the face and chucking him to the ground. Nobody was suspended for the incident, ...
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Bill Lee to keynote Sentinel's first sports awards banquet

The Keene Sentinel - 27 Jun 2018
Lee was also known for his outspokenness and his battles with Don Zimmer, Red Sox manager during the mid- and late-'70s. Ultimately, Lee was traded to Montreal for Stan Papi, a journeyman player. It was a deal roundly criticized as lopsided in favor of ...
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Aucoin: Red Sox, Yankees rivalry back and here to stay

Bennington Banner - 27 Jun 2018
There were tense moments like Alex Rodriguez and Jason Varitek tussling at home plate or Pedro Martinez throwing an elderly Don Zimmer to the ground. All of these moments are vivid in my mind from my childhood and after years of the rivalry tampering ...
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NFL's most indispensable defenders: Aaron Donald sits at No. 1 - 19 Jul 2018
And he's the leader of the pack. Griffen, on my SiriusXM Radio show last week, refused to call the Vikings' defense the best in the game -- and stressed how much better the unit has to be with every detail. Somewhere, Mike Zimmer smiles. Griffen sacked ...
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Doug Drabek, the Jackson Generals and nostalgia

Jackson Sun - 28 Jun 2018
I distinctly remember going to a minor league baseball game in Fort Wayne, Indiana, with my dad in which he got all nostalgic and excited about seeing Don Zimmer (old baseball legend, dad's generation) in the dugout. I had the same experience with ...
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The A to Z Training Camp Primer

Daily Norseman - 19 Jul 2018
A third playoff appearance in 2018 would tie Mike Zimmer with Jerry Burns for more third playoff appearances as a coach in team history. ...
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Five Up, Five Down: The Definitive SODA Rankings

Down The Drive (blog) - 30 Jun 2018
My mom took my brother and I to a baseball clinic being put on by the great Bill “Spaceman” Lee, the eccentric Red Sox lefty who always won 17 games and spent much of his major league career thinking of ways to piss off Don Zimmer. Lee adopted Vermont ...
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Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog) - 19 Jul 2018
Van Sant based "Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot" on the remarkable life of the late John Callahan. A friend of Van Sant, Callahan was an aimless alcoholic until the age of 21, when he was ...
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Mike Hughes, Vikings Reportedly Agree to 4-Year Rookie Contract

Bleacher Report - 19 Jul 2018
Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer noted on draft night that Hughes' versatility played a big factor in the team drafting him: "We're going to mature him into being a full-time player. I don't know how soon that will be, but he's got the traits we're looking ...

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