Don Zimmer Leaves Baseball Too Soon, Dead At 83

Don Zimmer’s son Tom, told the Tampa Bay Times that his father pasted away at age 83.

“He went peacefully,” said Tom.

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