Don Zimmer’s son Tom, told the Tampa Bay Times that his father pasted away at age 83.
“He went peacefully,” said Tom.
Today I lost my "Pops" the greatest grandfather anyone could ever ask for. Don Zimmer lived an amazing baseball life pic.twitter.com/7NiAdtMpl5
— Beau Zimmer (@Zimm10) June 5, 2014
Longtime baseball fixture Don Zimmer dies at 83
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays say former major league manager, coach and player Don Zimmer has died. He was 83.
Zimmer died Wednesday. He had been in a rehabilitation center in Florida since having heart surgery in mid-April.
Zimmer spent more than 60 years in baseball. He was a senior adviser for the Rays.
Source: Associated Press