April 20, 1961 in History

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Don Mattingly, born in Indiana, 1st baseman, New York Yankees/MVP 1985





Don Mattingly History:
August 31, 1997 - Don Mattingly's #23 is retired by New York Yankees
July 23, 1994 - Don Mattingly becomes 6th New York Yankee to get 2,000 hits
June 13, 1994 - Don Mattingly plays 1st base 1,469 game for Yankees (2nd most)
July 22, 1993 - New York Yankee Don Mattingly hits his 200th home run
February 28, 1991 - Don Mattingly named 10th New York Yankee Captain
April 9, 1990 - Don Mattingly signs a $19.7 million 5-year contract with Yankees
September 29, 1987 - New York Yankee Don Mattingly hits record 6th grand slam of year
July 20, 1987 - Don Mattingly ties 1st base fielding record with 22 put-outs
July 19, 1987 - Don Mattingly sets AL record of extra base hits in 10 cons games
July 18, 1987 - New York Yankees Don Mattingly ties record of home runs in 8 cons games
July 17, 1987 - Don Mattingly is 2nd to hit home runs in 7 straight AL games (en route to 8)
July 16, 1987 - Don Mattingly hits his 4th grand slam of season and ties AL record of homers in 6 straight games (on way to tie major league record of 8)
February 17, 1987 - Don Mattingly wins highest salary arbitration ($1,975,000 per year)
May 3, 1986 - New York Yankee Don Mattingly is 6th to hit 3 sacrifice flies in a game
November 20, 1985 - New York Yankee Don Mattingly easily wins AL MVP
September 30, 1984 - New York Yankee Don Mattingly wins AL batting crown with .343 avg


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