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    Remembering Don 'Popeye' Zimmer A Baseball Lifer

    Remembering Don 'Popeye' Zimmer A Baseball Lifer

    There was a time when Don Zimmer, born Jan. 17,1931, in Cincinnati, Ohio, was a wiry ball player, pretty good with the bat and very good with the glove.

    By the time he wrapped up an eight-decade, 65-year MLB career he looked more like a caricature of a ball player
    than an actual one.

    The 65-year major league career almost didn't get out of the minors. He was hard-headed literally and it saved his life.

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    Last edited by Ron Madden; 02-28-2024 at 09:43 PM.


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