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Don Zimmer

Donald William Zimmer (Popeye, Zip or The Gerbil)

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

Born: January 17, 1931 in Cincinnati, OH
High School: Western Hills HS (Cincinnati, OH)
Signed
by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1949. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 2, 1954 (Age 23.166)   vs. PHI 2 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1955 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Dodgers/Senators/Cubs/Reds/Mets 1954-1965

Final Game: October 2, 1965 (Age 34.258)   vs. DET 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: June 4, 2014 in Dunedin, FL
Cremated
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