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Don Zimmer Speaker Profile

Former Manager for the Chicago Cubs

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Don Zimmer Biography

Don Zimmer was born January 17, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a former infielder, manager, and a coach in Major League Baseball. He is currently serving as a senior advisor to the Tampa Bay Rays baseball organization.

In 12 seasons, Zimmer played 1095 games. He compiled 773 hits, 91 home runs, 352 RBI, 45 stolen bases and a .235 batting average. He played in the World Series with the Dodgers in 1955 and 1959, and was selected to the National League All-Star team in 1961.

Although he had a low batting average, Zimmer was a fine infielder, willing to fill in at third base, shortstop, and second base. He also caught 33 games in his final season with Washington in 1965. In 1966, his last year as an active player, Zimmer played in Japan with the Toei Flyers.

Zimmer managed the Texas Rangers, coached three stints with the Yankees, then coached for the San Francisco Giants. In 1989, Zimmer managed the Chicago Cubs to a division title and was named Manager of the Year. Later, he returning to Boston for one season as a coach (under manager Hobson) in 1992. Overall, Zimmer won 906 Major League games as a manager.

Zimmer has written 2 books, Zim: A Baseball Life, and The Zen of Zim, that describe his life in baseball, as a player, manager, and coach.

As of the 2008 season, Zimmer is the last former Brooklyn Dodger still serving on the field in some capacity.



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