Net Worth is $25 Million
Don Mattingly is a former American Major League Baseball first baseman, who has a net worth of $25 million. Don Mattingly earned his net worth from his baseball career and as the current manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Nicknamed “Donnie Baseball” and “The Hit Man”, he played his entire 14 year professional baseball career with the New York Yankees, from 1982-1995. Before taking his current position as manger of the Dodgers, Mattingly was a hitting coach for both the Yankees and the Dodgers. He was born in Evansville, Indiana on April 20, 1961. He attended Memorial High School in Evansville, where he helped lead the Tigers to a state record of 59 straight victories through the 1978-79 seasons. The Tigers from Memorial High School were State Champions in 1978 and State Runners-up in 1979. Don himself received the L.V. Phillips Mental Attitude honor in 1979, following his outstanding high school career he was offered a scholarship from the Indiana State Sycamores. However, due to Don being drafted by the Yankees, he decided to start his professional baseball career. Mattingly retired from the Yankees in 1997, his lifetime statistics were 2,153 hits, 222 home runs, 1,099 RBI, and a .307 lifetime average. Due to the impressive career by number 23, the Yankees dedicated a plaque that calls him “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.” This plaque was hung in his honor in Monument Park at the Yankee’s Stadium on August 31, 1997. In 2001 Don Mattingly’s name was put on the Hall of Fame ballot; however since then he has not received enough votes to win the election, and be inducted as a member.
Don Mattingly Salary
At the height of his playing career Don Mattingly’s salary was $4.5 million per year.