Rays Open 2015 By Retiring Don Zimmer‘s #66 The Tampa Bay Rays will retire Don Zimmer‘s #66 in a ceremony at Tropicana Field prior to their Home Opener against the Baltimore Orioles. He passed away on June 4, 2014 at
Tommy Lasorda roomed with Don Zimmer while the two were with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization. Lasorda was in town to honor his friend who passed away Wednesday at the age of 83.
Glenn Burke faced the same discrimination Michael Sam and Jason Collins now face--35 years ago.