Don Zimmer

  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    April 7, 2015 at 7:45 am 15 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Orioles 6, RAYS 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The Rays retired Don Zimmer‘s No. 66. The ceremony included a great video tribute and had Evan Longoria present Zim’s widow with a framed […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays to retire Don Zimmer’s No. 66 on Opening Day

    Tampa Bay Rays to retire Don Zimmer’s No. 66 on Opening Day

    March 24, 2015 at 2:06 pm 1 comment

    The Tampa Bay Rays have announced they will have a ceremony on Opening Day to retire the No. 66 of the late Don Zimmer. Zimmer wore the No. 66 for just one season, his last. It represented the number of years he had been in professional baseball. Zimmer’s number will […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Grant Balfour’s Rebound And Kevin Kiermaier’s Amazing Catch

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Grant Balfour’s Rebound And Kevin Kiermaier’s Amazing Catch

    June 12, 2014 at 8:12 am 15 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 6, Cardinals 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The Catch. Oh mamma, what a catch by Kevin Kiermaier (see below). Not only was it a great catch, but […]

     
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    Rays Honor Don Zimmer With Uniforms And A Video Tribute

    June 7, 2014 at 3:41 pm 5 comments

    The Rays had a pregame ceremony today honoring Don Zimmer. Here is the video tribute that was shown on the videoboard. In addition, both teams wore Brooklyn Dodgers jerseys during warmups (see below). There is lots of great stuff in here. But maybe my favorite is James Shields at the […]

     
  • Of Don Zimmer, Dreams, and Heartbreaks

    Of Don Zimmer, Dreams, and Heartbreaks

    June 5, 2014 at 2:34 pm 1 comment

    In the 1988 movie Field of Dreams, Kevin Coster’s character Ray Kinsella asks Burt Lancaster’s Moonlight Graham, “If you could do anything you wanted, if you could have a wish …” Moonlight Graham’s answer is feel the tingle in his arms as he connects with the ball, to run the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Kevin Kiermaier, Another Loss, And The Passing Of Don Zimmer

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Kevin Kiermaier, Another Loss, And The Passing Of Don Zimmer

    June 5, 2014 at 7:39 am 17 comments

    Marlins 5, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Kevin Kiermaier. How fun in this kid to watch play? The defense is as advertised (although I will say I don’t think K2’s arm is as strong as people were saying. Rather, he makes really strong throws because he is so aggressive charging […]

     
  • Don Zimmer Has Passed Away

    Don Zimmer Has Passed Away

    June 4, 2014 at 8:31 pm 2 comments

    Tampa Bay Rays senior baseball advisor and occasional coach Don Zimmer has passed away at the age of 83 as first reported by Channel 10 News. It is with a very heavy heart we report that baseball and Bay area treasure Don Zimmer has passed away. He was 83. pic.twitter.com/IFuUeN6qao […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Ugly Loss

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing Another Ugly Loss

    April 29, 2014 at 7:38 am 23 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. White Sox 7, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Flash Jennings. It seems like we have seen Desmond Jennings’ speed on display a little bit more recently. […]

     
  • Breaking Down Don Zimmer’s 66 Years In Baseball

    Breaking Down Don Zimmer’s 66 Years In Baseball

    February 27, 2014 at 8:31 pm 0 comments

    Don Zimmer first became coach of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays ten years ago, in 2004. It was his 56th year in professional baseball, so he wore no. 56. This year Zim is back and this is his 66th year in baseball and he will wear no. 66. It will […]

     
  • Chris Archer’s Impressed Face, Jenny Dell’s ‘I Got Splashed’ Face, And Other Images And GIFs From This Weekend’s Games

    Chris Archer’s Impressed Face, Jenny Dell’s ‘I Got Splashed’ Face, And Other Images And GIFs From This Weekend’s Games

    August 5, 2013 at 7:30 am 6 comments

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