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Longtime baseball fixture Don Zimmer dies at 83

By The Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Rays say former major league manager, coach and player Don Zimmer has died. He was 83.

Zimmer died Wednesday. He had been in a rehabilitation centre in Florida since having heart surgery in mid-April.

Zimmer spent more than 60 years in baseball. He was a senior adviser for the Rays.

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