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“Donnie Baseball” Joins Local Staff

By Staff | Dec 17, 2008

Midwest Baseball Academy, with local operations in Millville, today welcomed New York Yankee star Don Mattingly to its Advisory Staff. Mattingly becomes the newest member of MBA’s staff, which also includes Cy Young Award winner Brandon Webb of the Arizona Diamondbacks, All-Stars Paul O’Neill and Rob Dibble, and numerous other Major League players.

The staff assists Midwest Baseball Academy’s instructors on drills and itineraries for its 100 camps nationwide.

The company will hold its local Spring Training 2009 program at Millville High School from January 17th to February 21st. Details can be found at www.baseballacademy.net or by calling 866-622-4487.

Mattingly, nicknamed “Donnie Baseball,” batted .307 for the Yankees between 1982 and 1995. During that time, he was a six-time All-Star and a nine-time Gold Glove winner at first base. Most recently, he has been hitting coach for the Yankees and the Los Angeles Dodgers.