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Tampa Bay Rays trainer, a Santa Fe native, remembers Zimmer

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014 9:17 pm

Tampa Bay rays trainer and Santa Fe native Ron Porterfield Jr., left, and coach Don Zimmer are shown here after Zimmer threw out the first pitch prior to an American League Championship Series game against the Boston Red Sox in 2008. Porterfield developed a strong relationship with Zimmer, a former manager and coach for several different teams in the Major Leagues. Zimmer died June 4 at the age of 83.

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