How Zimmer lost his job to Wills
Don Zimmer tells a great number of colorful stories, including a variety about how he lost various jobs over the years. In my new book, Zimmer tells about losing his job to rookie Ron Santo. Zimmer figured he would slide over to second base, but instead, he went to the bench while Jerry Kendall -- only "two or three years younger than I was, and I was outhitting by nearly 100 points" -- remained in the lineup.
Actually, Kendall was nearly four and a half years younger than Zimmer. As for ...
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