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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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Presser Points: Zimmer on Vikings Offense, Defending the Run - 25 Sep 2017
We typically don't look at stats until Thanksgiving,” Zimmer later said with a chuckle. “So we still got a long way to go. But it's great – I'm happy that they're executing, they're putting points on the board. A lot of things we worked on in the ...
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Baseball Diamonds Aren't Forever: Bygone Ballparks of New York

New York Times - 22 Sep 2017
When shortstop Don Zimmer's throw settled into first baseman Gil Hodges's glove to seal a 2-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates 60 years ago this month, the Dodgers had played their final game in Brooklyn. With the Dodgers gone from Brooklyn, so was ...
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Transcript: Zimmer Addressed the Media Monday - 25 Sep 2017
We usually don't look at stats until Thanksgiving so we still have a long way to go. I am happy they are executing and putting points on the board. The team has been doing a lot of things we worked on in the offseason. It is all about the team as we ...
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Manitowoc County Board supervisors vote to increase their own pay

Herald Times Reporter - 20 Sep 2017
Supervisor Don Zimmer said he felt it was irresponsible to give themselves a pay raise. “I think we should vote 'no' for this as a demonstration of fiscal austerity,” Zimmer said. “We set the example and be congratulated by the taxpayers who are ...
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Zimmer: Bradford 'Feeling Better' Today, is 'Day-by-Day' - 18 Sep 2017
“When [Bradford is] ready, he's going to play,” Zimmer said. “I don't think it's going to be a long-term thing, but honestly, I have no idea, just like I have no idea about Teddy. I know there's reports out there that [Bridgewater is] going to be ready ...
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Rays morning after: Zim's legacy felt on bunt play (blog) - 21 Sep 2017
It was a play the late Don Zimmer taught former manager Joe Maddon. Zim's grandson, Beau, threw out the first pitch before the game against the Cubs. Maddon, of course, was in the house. So was former Ray Ben Zobrist, who often had success with that ...
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Marc Topkin's takeaways from Wednesday's Rays-Cubs game - 21 Sep 2017
Was it just coincidence that the Rays perfectly executed the first-and-third squeeze play that now-Cubs manager Joe Maddon liked so much and learned from Don Zimmer, whose widow, Soot, was at the game and whose grandson threw out the first pitch?
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Didi Gregorius best symbolizes the Yankees

Newsday - 17 Sep 2017
But a lot of what the Yankees do, such as a four-game winning streak and a burst of seven wins in the past eight games, is about Gregorius. That is what makes his team-building exercise so effective. I liken it to the time I remarked to the great Don ...
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A bunt drops some spice into Yankees-Red Sox rivalry - 02 Sep 2017
"I don't have any response for that," he said. "That's not even an argument. I've been pitching for 17 years at this weight. I'm a fat guy, so he's right. It's just funny. He won that one." Sabathia said he had not heard Rice's comments but had been ...
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A Yankees-Red Sox ALCS matchup would revive The Rivalry

Newsday - 04 Sep 2017
Lou Piniella (1976) or Pedro Martinez vs. Don Zimmer (2003) or Jason Varitek vs. Alex Rodriguez (2004). The teams finished their regular-season series with the Yankees' 9-2 win Sunday night at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees won the head-to-head series, ...
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GAY: Video of North cop saving life is a must-see

The Sun Chronicle - 26 Sep 2017
It is why a video shot last week by a local resident on his cellphone must have been a shocking wake-up call for those who don't read the daily paper; it was a visible example of the fight public safety officials are facing. The video was recorded ...

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