Donald Arthur Mattingly is an American former first baseman in professional baseball, coach, and current manager of the Miami Marlins in Major League Baseball. He was born on April 20, 1961.
Mattingly attended Reitz Memorial High School in Evansville, Indiana, and was chosen in the amateur draft by the Yankees in 1979.
He made his Major League Baseball debut with the Yankees in 1982 after playing four seasons in Minor League Baseball, and after a productive rookie year in 1983, he became the team’s primary first baseman.
Six times, Mattingly was selected for the American League All-Star squad. He won nine Gold Glove Awards
He played for the New York Yankees for the entirety of his 14-year career, earning the nicknames “The Hit Man” and “Donnie Baseball.” He later spent five years as the Los Angeles Dodgers manager.
Who Is Don Mattingly’s First Wife Kim Sexton?
Kim Sexton age 42 lives in Ohio, MedinaK. She was the first wife of Don Mattingly.
Don Mattingly and Kim first met on a bus ride to Madisonville, Kentucky, in 1976. She was then studying at North High School. Mattingly was traveling to an American Legion game, while Sexton was accompanying her father, the team’s coach.
After 3 years of dating Kim Sexton 17 years then and Don Mattingly 18 years then got married on September 8, 1979.
After the wedding, they went to the Instructional League where they lived in a studio; Their lifelong marriage came to a halt as they both decided to go their separate ways
The couple filed for divorce on 14th November 2007 after 28 years of marriage.