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The Tampa Bay Rays Pay Tribute To Don Zimmer

Over the weekend, the Tampa Bay Rays paid tribute to the late Don Zimmer. The touching memorial included video highlights, kind words from former players and coaches Zimmer worked with, bagpipes and a ceremonial first pitch thrown by his granddaughter to his son. Watch the Rays’ beautiful sendoff to their dear friend Don Zimmer here…

 

 

Here are the photos from the ceremony before Saturday’s game against the Mariners, click the image to open the gallery.

 

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 7:  Members of the family of the late Don Zimmer, including his widow Soot (seated in black), are joined by members of the Tampa Bay Rays wearing Brooklyn Dodgers uniforms during a ceremony honoring him prior to a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Tropicana Field on June 7, 2014 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – JUNE 7: Members of the family of the late Don Zimmer, including his widow Soot (seated in black), are joined by members of the Tampa Bay Rays wearing Brooklyn Dodgers uniforms during a ceremony honoring him prior to a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Tropicana Field on June 7, 2014 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

 

Want to see more of Don Zimmer?

Read about the Top 5 moments in his baseball life – CLICK HERE.

Click Zim’s photo below for more pictures of a career that spanned 66 years!

 

American baseball player Don Zimmer, in the uniform of the Brooklyn Dodgers, swings at the plate, mid 1950s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

American baseball player Don Zimmer, in the uniform of the Brooklyn Dodgers, swings at the plate, mid 1950s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)