Zim: A Baseball Life

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 286 pages
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Seven decades of remarkable stories and memorable moments as told by one of baseball's most colorful characters "Zim: A Baseball Life . . . may be the best decision the Yankee coach ever made. On every page, he is there to be appreciated for his journey as a player, manager, and coach for more than half a century as well as for his wisdom, his humor, and for his just being himself." ­­Dave Anderson, New York Times "Perfect . . . It's as if we were sitting down with Zim for a few beers and a long night of great stories." ­­Booklist "A cut above the average baseball autobiography." ­­Publishers Weekly Don Zimmer's autobiography takes the baseball fan everywhere he's been over his 53 years in the game. From Stengel to Torre, from Pee Wee Reese to Derek Jeter, this isthe story of Zim's remarkable journey through baseball.

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Zimmer has spent 53 years in baseball, and though he'll never make the Hall of Fame, he has become something of a national treasure. He began his career with the fabled Brooklyn Dodgers alongside ... Read full review


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Cubs to Casey to Home
From Washington Senator to Foreign Correspondent

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About the author (2002)

Don Zimmer is currently the bench coach for the New York Yankees. He lives in Treasure Island, Florida.

Bill Madden is an award-winning columnist with the New York Daily News who has covered baseball for more than twenty-five years. He is the coauthor of Damned Yankees and has known Zimmer for more than twenty years.

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