Found February 22, 2012 on NESN.com:
PLAYERS: Don Zimmer
TEAMS: Tampa Bay Rays
Someday, having a good baseball team will be enough to draw Tampa Bay Rays fans to the ballpark. Until then, we're stuck hearing about zany story after zany story about the Rays' various promotions and giveaways. We may have a new leader in the clubhouse, however, at least when it comes to the creepy factor. Yahoo's Big League Stew blog points out that the Rays will give out "Zim Bears" on June 29 when the Rays host the Tigers at Tropicana Field. What's a "Zim Bear," you ask? It's a horribly creepy combination of longtime baseball man and Rays consultant...
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The Wall: Don Zimmer meets the Zim Bear

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