Why Don Zimmer is a class act:
The next day, Zimmer apologized to the world, and in his book, he tells how Martínez sent word he wanted to apologize.
“I said, ‘What does he have to apologize for?’ ” writes Zimmer, now the Tampa Bay Devil Rays’ senior adviser. “I was the guy who charged him and threw the punch. To the people who said Pedro beat up an old man I said, ‘No, an old man was dumb enough to try and beat up on Pedro.’ “