Bob Ryan | Appreciation Don Zimmer was truly a baseball man ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page AP file Don Zimmer sat with Ted Williams in the dugout at Fenway Sept. 30, 1978. AP file Zimmer scanned the crowd at Fenway before a game on July 26, 1976. AP file Zimmer argued with home plate umpire Terry Cooney in Anaheim July 10, 1979. AP file Zimmer removed Dennis Eckersley, with Carlton Fisk at his side, in a game against the Yankees Sept. 9, 1978. Chris Faytok/Associated Press file Pedro Martinez pushed Zimmer, then Yankees bench coach, during Game 3 of the ALCS Oct. 11, 2003. Barry Chin/globe Staff Zimmer and Jimmy Piersall were inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame on Sept. 17, 2010. Frank O’Brien/Globe file Zimmer and Ted Williams on Aug. 24, 1976. Globe File A Zimmer baseball card. Frank O’Brien/Globe file Zimmer led the Red Sox in base running instruction in March 1978.