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Don Zimmer

Donald William Zimmer (Popeye, Zip or The Gerbil)

Positions: Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: January 17, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio, US
Died: June 4, 2014 in Dunedin, Florida, US
High School: Western Hills HS (Cincinnati, OH)

Major League Stats / Japanese League Stats


Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1949 18 -4.0 Cambridge ESHL D BRO 71 304 69 14 3 4 .227 .332 101
1950 19 -2.2 Hornell PONY D BRO 123 518 163 34 5 23 .315 .533 276
1951 20 -4.8 Elmira EL A BRO 137 546 149 28 2 9 .273 .381 208
1952 21 -5.6 Mobile SOUA AA BRO 153 613 190 32 7 17 .310 .468 287
1953 22 -5.0 St. Paul AA AAA BRO 81 343 320 57 96 14 4 23 63 12 21 50 .300 .347 .584 .931 187 11 2 0
1954 23 -3.2 St. Paul AA AAA BRO 73 301 268 54 78 9 6 17 53 14 28 44 .291 .361 .560 .921 150 7 2 2 1
1964 33 Senators FLIL WRk WSA
1967 36 11.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CIN 41 91 82 4 16 5 0 1 7 1 0 9 19 .195 .275 .293 .567 24 0 0 0
1967 36 11.8 Knoxville SOUL AA CIN 25 51 49 2 10 3 0 0 5 0 0 2 11 .204 .235 .265 .501 13
1967 36 10.3 Buffalo IL AAA CIN 16 40 33 2 6 2 0 1 2 1 0 7 8 .182 .325 .333 .658 11 0 0 0
8 Seasons 679 2716 2651 115 761 136 27 94 123 27 0 58 113 .287 .303 .465 .768 1233 18 4 2 1
WRk (1 season) WRk
D (2 seasons) D 194 822 822 232 48 8 27 .282 .282 .459 .741 377
A (1 season) A 137 546 546 149 28 2 9 .273 .273 .381 .654 208
AA (2 seasons) AA 178 664 662 2 200 35 7 17 5 0 0 2 11 .302 .304 .453 .757 300
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 170 684 621 113 180 25 10 41 118 27 0 56 102 .290 .352 .560 .912 348 18 4 2 1
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1967 36 12.4 Knoxville SOUL AA CIN 0 0 4.67 12 0 27.0 33 15 14 2 7 8 1.481 11.0 0.7 2.3 2.7 1.14
1 Season 0 0 4.67 12 0 27.0 33 15 14 2 7 8 1.481 11.0 0.7 2.3 2.7 1.14
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB lgCS% PO
1953 22 St. Paul AA AAA BRO SS 81 450 165 264 21 44 .953 5.30
1954 23 St. Paul AA AAA BRO SS 73 368 152 200 16 43 .957 4.82
1967 36 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CIN 3B 20 36 11 18 7 2 .806 1.45
1967 36 Knoxville SOUL AA CIN 3B 11 25 10 11 4 1 .840 1.91
1967 36 Knoxville SOUL AA CIN 1B 2 6 4 0 2 0 .667 2.00
1967 36 Knoxville SOUL AA CIN C 1 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00 0
1967 36 Buffalo IL AAA CIN OF 2 5 3 2 0 0 1.000 2.50
1967 36 Buffalo IL AAA CIN 3B 9 11 1 7 3 1 .727 0.89
3 Seasons 179 870 340 484 46 89 .947 4.60 0
SS (2 seasons) SS 154 818 317 464 37 87 .955 5.07
3B (1 season) 3B 20 36 11 18 7 2 .806 1.45
1B (1 season) 1B 2 6 4 0 2 0 .667 2.00
C (1 season) C 1 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00 0
OF (1 season) OF 2 5 3 2 0 0 1.000 2.50

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1967 36 Buffalo IL AAA CIN 1 of 2 139 63 76 .453
1967 36 Knoxville SOUL AA CIN 1 of 2 138 47 91 .341
1968 37 Indianapolis PCL AAA CIN 1 of 1 144 66 78 .458
1969 38 Key West FLOR A CHC 1 of 1 130 67 63 .515
1970 39 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SDP 1 of 1 143 44 99 .308
1972 41 San Diego NL MLB SDP 1 of 2 153 58 95 .379
1973 42 San Diego NL MLB SDP 1 of 1 162 60 102 .370
1976 45 Boston AL MLB BOS 1 of 2 162 83 79 .512
1977 46 Boston AL MLB BOS 1 of 1 161 97 64 .602
1978 47 Boston AL MLB BOS 1 of 1 163 99 64 .607
1979 48 Boston AL MLB BOS 1 of 1 160 91 69 .569
1980 49 Boston AL MLB BOS 1 of 2 160 83 77 .519
1981 50 Texas AL MLB TEX 1 of 1 105 57 48 .543
1982 51 Texas AL MLB TEX 1 of 2 162 64 98 .395
1988 57 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 163 77 85 .475
1989 58 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 162 93 69 .574
1990 59 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 162 77 85 .475
1991 60 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 3 160 77 83 .481
1999 68 New York AL MLB NYY 1 of 2 162 98 64 .605
18 Seasons 2891 1401 1489 .485
MLB (14 seasons) 2197 1114 1082 .507
AAA (3 seasons) 426 173 253 .406
A (1 season) 130 67 63 .515
AA (1 season) 138 47 91 .341

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1949 18 Cambridge Dodgers Eastern Shore League D BRO
1950 19 Hornell Dodgers Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York League D BRO
1951 20 Elmira Pioneers Eastern League A BRO
1952 21 Mobile Bears Southern Association AA BRO
1953 22 St. Paul Saints American Association AAA BRO
1954 23 St. Paul Saints American Association AAA BRO
1954 23 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB BRO 1 1954-07-02 1954-09-26
1955 24 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB BRO 1 1955-04-17 1955-09-25
1956 25 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB BRO 1 1956-04-19 1956-09-22
1957 26 Brooklyn Dodgers National League MLB BRO 1 1957-04-16 1957-09-29
1958 27 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1958-04-16 1958-09-27
1959 28 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1959-04-11 1959-09-06
1960 29 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1960-04-12 1960-10-02
1961 30 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
1962 31 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1962-04-11 1962-05-06
1962 31 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 2 1962-05-08 1962-09-07
1963 32 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1963-04-12 1963-06-23
1963 32 Washington Senators American League MLB WSA 2 1963-06-27 1963-09-28
1964 33 FIL Senators Florida Instructional League WRk WSA
1964 33 Washington Senators American League MLB WSA 1 1964-04-16 1964-10-04
1965 34 Washington Senators American League MLB WSA 1 1965-04-18 1965-10-02
1966 35 Toei Flyers Japan Pacific League Fgn
1967 36 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA CIN
1967 36 Knoxville Smokies Southern League AA CIN

Sabr ID: 6af260fc

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