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Baseball Legend Don Zimmer Passes Away

Major League Baseball legend Don Zimmer passed away Wednesday from heart and kidney problems, at the age of 83.

Zimmer won six World Series titles in his career, two as a player for the Dodgers and four as a coach for the Yankees.

He also played for the Washington Senators before they became the Texas Rangers, then managed the Rangers in 1981 and 1982.

Zimmer spent his final ten years as a Special Assistant for the Tampa Bay Rays.

In all he played, managed or coached for 14 different Major League teams in a 66-year career in baseball.

He was married to his wife Jean (Soot) Zimmer for 63 years after they started dating in the tenth grade.
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