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James Shields Honors Don Zimmer

Classy gesture.

James Shields paid tribute to Don Zimmer, his former coach with the Tampa Bay Rays, with two touching tributes this weekend. Before his start against the Yankees today, Shields wrote a special message on the mound in Zim's honor. Earlier in the series, he wrote a similar message on his hat.

Zimmer will be missed by everyone around the game that he loved.