Devil Rays hire Zimmer as adviser
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Don Zimmer is happy to be back in baseball -- if not the dugout -- after leaving the New York Yankees because of a strained relationship with owner George Steinbrenner.
Zimmer was hired Friday as an adviser by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, who will have him in uniform as a coach for spring training and pregame workouts at home games and on select road trips during the regular season.
Zimmer, who turns 73 on Jan. 17, has been in baseball 55 years --
33 as ...
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