Tag Archives: Don Mattingly

Mattingly To Become Next Dodgers Manager

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, Joe Torre will soon announce that he is stepping down as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers and he will be replaced at the helm by former Yankee captain Don Mattingly. It has been assumed for years that Mattingly would eventually take over for Torre, but most imagined that ...

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Ken Griffey Jr Inadvertently Made Me a Yankee Fan

In 1993 I was 9-years-old. I already loved watching baseball, but really hadn't settled on one team. My dad watched the Yankees and so did I, but other members of my family watched the Mets so I watched a fair amount of them too. The problem with both of those teams though was that Don Mattingly ...

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Hit and Run: St Patricks Day Edition

Good morning and Happy St. Patrick's Day BBD readers. When I was just a bit younger I often worked in the service industries in various bars and restaurants where St. Patrick's Day was just another work day. I didn't celebrate or get drunk in any way because it's a busy day when I was relied ...

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Mattingly To Manage the Dodgers Soon?

When Joe Torre left the Yankees Don Mattingly seemed like his heir apparent, but when Joe Girardi beat him out for the manager's position Mattingly left town with Torre. Now it once again looks like Mattingly is the heir apparent for Torre. “We’ve got a good young club and the organization seems to like me and have ...

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Mattingly Looking to Manage

When the Yankees passed on Don Mattingly in favor of Joe Girardi to take over as Joe Torre’s successor, Mattingly left to join Torre as hitting coach conveniently leaving him available to take over the Yankee job should Girardi fail. Well, with Girardi two wins away from taking the Yankees to the World Series the news ...

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