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Don Zimmer (I) (1931–2014)

Don Zimmer, who was called "The Gerbil" by his nemesis, Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee, was a journeyman infielder for 12 years and an original member of the New York Mets, a team which lost a still-record 120 games in its inaugural season of 1962. Zim came up with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1954, and moved with the team to Los Angeles. He played with the ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 83) in Dunedin, Florida, USA

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Known For

Monday Night Baseball Self - Boston Red Sox Manager
(1978)
1955 World Series Self - Brooklyn Dodgers Second Baseman / Second Baseman / Self - Brooklyn Dodgers Pinch Hitter
(1955)
1959 World Series Self - Los Angeles Dodgers Pinch Runner / Shortstop
(1959)

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 2013 Keep the Faith (Documentary)
Self
 2009-2011 Prime 9 (TV Series)
Self
- Greatest Left-handed Starters (2011) ... Self
- Players of the 1960's (2010) ... Self
- Third Baseman (2010) ... Self
- Pitcher Nicknames (2010) ... Self
- Sliders (2010) ... Self
 2005-2006 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Anger Management (2006) ... Self
- Best MLB Teams (2005) ... Self
- The Best World Series (2005) ... Self
- Greatest Game Sevens (2005) ... Self
- Biggest Chokes (2005) ... Self
 2005 1955, Seven Days of Fall (Documentary)
Self
 2000-2004 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Pedro Martínez (2004) ... Self
- New York Yankees: Part 2 (2003) ... Self
- New York Yankees: Part 1 (2003) ... Self
- Don Larsen (2000) ... Self
- Frank Robinson (2000) ... Self
 2003 The Tim McCarver Show (TV Series)
Self - Guest
 1990-2003 Sunday Night Baseball (TV Series)
Self - New York Yankees Bench Coach / Self - Chicago Cubs Manager / Self - Colorado Rockies Bench Coach
- New York Mets vs. New York Yankees (2003) ... Self - New York Yankees Bench Coach
- New York Yankees vs. New York Mets (2003) ... Self - New York Yankees Bench Coach
- New York Mets vs. New York Yankees (2002) ... Self - New York Yankees Bench Coach
- New York Yankees vs. New York Mets (2002) ... Self - New York Yankees Bench Coach
- New York Mets vs. New York Yankees (2001) ... Self - New York Yankees Bench Coach
 1999-2001 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 12 April 1999 (1999) ... Self
 1999 60 Minutes Wednesday (TV Series documentary)
Self - New York Yankees (segment "Yankees: The Boss")
- Deep Impact/Yankees: The Boss/Classic: A Few Good White Men (1999) ... Self - New York Yankees (segment "Yankees: The Boss")
 1990 1990 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Self - NL Manager
 1990 MLB on CBS (TV Series)
Self - Chicago Cubs Manager
- Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (1990) ... Self - Chicago Cubs Manager
 1989 1989 National League Championship Series (TV Series)
Self - Chicago Cubs Manager
- Game 5 (1989) ... Self - Chicago Cubs Manager
- Game 4 (1989) ... Self - Chicago Cubs Manager
- Game 3 (1989) ... Self - Chicago Cubs Manager
- Game 2 (1989) ... Self - Chicago Cubs Manager
- Game 1 (1989) ... Self - Chicago Cubs Manager
 1981 1981 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Self - AL Coach
 1978 1978 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Self - AL Coach
 1978 Monday Night Baseball (TV Series)
Self - Boston Red Sox Manager
- Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox (1978) ... Self - Boston Red Sox Manager
 1972 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
Self
- Johnny Bench (1972) ... Self
 1961 1961 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Self - NL second baseman
 1959 1959 World Series (TV Mini-Series)
Self - Los Angeles Dodgers Pinch Runner / Shortstop
- Game 5 (1959) ... Self - Los Angeles Dodgers Pinch Runner / Shortstop
 1955 1955 World Series (TV Mini-Series)
Self - Brooklyn Dodgers Second Baseman / Self - Brooklyn Dodgers Pinch Hitter / Second Baseman
- Game 7 (1955) ... Self - Brooklyn Dodgers Second Baseman
- Game 6 (1955) ... Self - Brooklyn Dodgers Pinch Hitter / Second Baseman
- Game 2 (1955) ... Self - Brooklyn Dodgers Second Baseman
- Game 1 (1955) ... Self - Brooklyn Dodgers Second Baseman
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: Gillette razor blades.

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Member of 1955 World Series Champion Brooklyn Dodgers team. Member of 1956 National League Champion Brooklyn Dodgers team. Member of 1959 and 1963 World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers teams. See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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