Years as Manager: 1976-1980
Regular Season Record: 411-304
Elected to Red Sox Hall of Fame: 2010
Memorable Moments for Don Zimmer
- 19 July 1976 - Due to Boston's slow start following a World Series appearance the year before, Darrell Johnson is fired by club management and replaced by third base coach Don Zimmer.
- 11 October 2003 - The Yankees take Game Three of the 2003 American League Championship Series with a 4-3 win over the Red Sox at Fenway Park. The game is marked by a altercation between Pedro Martinez and former Sox skipper Don Zimmer as well as a fight in the bullpen between a groundskeeper and two Yankees players, Karim Garcia and Jeff Nelson.