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Donald Arthur Mattingly

“Donnie Baseball”

 

—1982 -1995 —

 
Donald Arthur Mattingly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, July 9, 2005
1. Donald Arthur Mattingly Marker
Inscription. American League batting champion 1984
American League MVP (145 RBI) 1985
Nine-time gold glove winner
Six-time American League All-Star
Set record for most grand slams in a season (6) 1987
Major League record for most home runs in seven consecutive games (9) and eight consecutive games (10) 1987
10th player in team history to be named captain 1991
A humble man of grace and dignity. A captain who led by example. Proud of the pinstripe tradition and dedicated to the pursuit of excellence. A Yankee forever.
 
Erected 1997 by New York Yankees.
 
Location. 40° 49.641′ N, 73° 55.607′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is on 161th St.. Touch for map. Located in Monument Park in the New Yankee Stadium. Marker is at or near this postal address: East 161 street & River Avenue, Bronx NY 10451, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allie Pierce Reynolds (here, next to this marker); George Herman "Babe" Ruth (here, next to this marker); William Malcolm "Bill" Dickey (here, next to this marker); Alfred Manuel "Billy" Martin (here, next to this marker); Henry Louis Gehrig (here, next to this marker); Mickey Mantle (here, next to this marker); Bob Sheppard (here, next to this marker); To the memory of Jacob Ruppert (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 898 times since then and 22 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 3, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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