Obituary: Derek Aucoin (1970-2020)

RIP to Derek Aucoin, a Quebec native who pitched in two games for the Montreal Expos in 1996. He died on December 26 after battling brain cancer. He was 50 years old. After his baseball career ended, Aucoin had a successful career as a baseball instructor and a sports analyst. According to his family, Aucoin … Continue reading Obituary: Derek Aucoin (1970-2020)

Grave Story: Jerry Zimmerman (1934-1998)

Here lies Jerry Zimmerman, a good-fielding, light-hitting catcher and a part of the first-ever Montreal Expos’ coaching staff. He played for the Cincinnati Reds (1961) and Minnesota Twins (1962-68). Gerald Zimmerman was born in Omaha, Neb., on September 21, 1934. He played basketball and baseball at Milwaukie High School (that’s not a typo – the … Continue reading Grave Story: Jerry Zimmerman (1934-1998)