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Offline richb

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Baseball's Don Zimmer dies at age 83
« on: June 04, 2014, 10:50:10 PM »
The Chicago Tribune is reporting that baseball's (and former Cubs manager) Don Zimmer has passed at age 83.     His baseball career spanned 6 decades.   

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/baseball/cubs/chi-don-zimmer-dead-20140604,0,5056688.story

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Re: Baseball's Don Zimmer dies at age 83
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2014, 06:52:16 AM »
He was one of the great old time guys...one of the last links to a all but forgotten era of baseball...

His third to last game as a MLB player came against the Twins when he was a Senator...1/4 and 3 of Kaat's 10 strike outs that day.

http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/1965/B09260WS21965.htm

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Re: Baseball's Don Zimmer dies at age 83
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2014, 08:24:38 AM »
Back when I used to pay attention to baseball, I was a Cubs Fan, Bud Man, all the way. 

I believe he was one of the few people who could set off a metal detector...with his head.   ::hysterical::

RIP...a great one.