Let’s all go back to 1992, when The Simpsons’ “Homer At The Bat” first aired. Mr. Burns recruits a bunch of ballplayers as ringers for his softball team, including Don Mattingly. Here’s a very good, long piece on the episode, and how it got made.
CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman is reporting that the Los Angeles Dodgers and manager Don Mattingly have come to a mutual agreement to part ways.
You know Vin Scully—whose broadcasting career overlapped with Yogi Berra’s playing career for an astonishing 16 seasons—has a wealth of Berra stories, but his tribute to Berra on tonight’s broadcast began simply enough: “As long as people talk about the game, whenever they mention the name Yogi Berra, they will smile…
The crucial talking point preceding Game 4 between the Dodgers and Cardinals was "sample size." That mainly had to do with Dodgers manager Don Mattingly's decision to bench Yasiel Puig and start Andre Ethier in the outfield instead because of Puig's struggles in the first three games of the series. At least, we're…
Have You Seen Your Brother, Baby, Standing In The Shadows?
Don Mattingly and the Dodgers just clinched the NL West. As we offer our congratulations on a job well done, please enjoy this video of Donnie Baseball pretending Al Trautwig's gonna run wild on Tony Kubek.
What unwritten rule did Dodgers rookie/conga line dancer Yasiel Puig violate this time, leading to a mid-game benching and a round of paroxysmal I-told-you-sos from our nation's baseball columnists? Actually, this one's pretty justified.
Once again Friday night the Dodgers proved they can still fog a mirror. They got a game-tying homer in the sixth from the suddenly incomparable Yasiel Puig (who became just the second player since 1900 to bang out four home runs in his first five major league games) and then the winning run, on a wild pitch, by Skip…
This is one of those trick shot videos that are all the rage these days. It seems that Mattingly, son Preston (and future Yankees MVP) and some other local Evansville, Indiana super stars have their own now called Trickwinkle? I don't know. A bear is involved.
The Dodgers manager's wife, Lori, had introduced him to the ballet. He "thought it would be fun" to join the company in his hometown of Evansville (Ind.), and he made his debut on Saturday night—blonde wig, makeup, blue dress, and all, thinking it "would be funny." Mattingly didn't dance, but based on this footage…
Your morning roundup for Feb. 16, a day after a guy from Texas retired from riding bicycles while wearing tights. Again.
Yankees fans are an arrogant breed. Twenty-seven championships tend to do that for a franchise. This is why it's so fun to ask one simple question: How many World Series rings did Don Mattingly win?
We love it when a manager uses the rulebook to his advantage. Bruce Bochy caught acting Dodgers manager Don Mattingly inadvertently stepping off the mound during the visit to his pitcher, and the resulting nitpick gave the Giants a victory.
Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.
Need some proof that class isn't genetic? Don Mattingly's son (far left, not a recent photo) was arrested after shoving his mother, then spitting on her. At least now he can inherit the "Hit Man" nickname?
By now, you've probably seen it, but we'd be remiss if we didn't point it out anyway: Here's Don Mattingly's wife who was causing all the trouble over the weekend.
Wouldn't it be strange if, after all the fuss of the last few days, if the Yankees decided to keep Joe Torre after all? It certainly would signify, publicly, at last, that George Steinbrenner is finally being considered the doddering old man he is, and that his rantings are being treated with the seriousness they…