Special Guest Don “The Hit Man” Mattingly Manager LA Dodgers and former MVP
January 13, 2012
Hosted by Jim Leyritz
Former baseball great Don Mattingly played first base for the New York Yankees from 1982 through 1995. A six-time All-Star and 1985 AL MVP, Mattingly won nine Gold Glove awards in a 10-year span from 1985 to 1994 and finished his career with 2,153 hits and a .307 batting average. Mattingly is currently the manager for the Los Angeles Dodgers. This is a do not miss show as “The Hit Man” and “The King” talk everything past and present in the world of baseball.
The Kings Corner – Talking Baseball
Archives Available on VoiceAmerica Sports Channel
The Kings Corner will consist of the current state of major league baseball, in-season days’ events, off-season trades and rumors, post-season, and other baseball-related topics. Our show will also consist of interviews with past and present baseball players, as well as other high-profile guests with diversified backgrounds and experience. You will be entertained and informed on subjects that only a former clutch player with post-season success has access to and knowledge of.
Jim Leyritz is a former MLB catcher, infielder, designated hitter and World Series champion with the New York Yankees from 1990 to 1996, and 1999 to 2000. THE KING is best known for hitting numerous postseason, playoff and World Series home runs that either won, tied or changed the momentum of several series. Jim is widely considered one of the greatest clutch players of his era. He is a savvy sports motivational speaker and is experienced in both television and radio broadcasting. He has worked for ESPN and hosted his own radio show on MLB.com from 2004 to 2007. His on air approach is considered forthright, sometimes brutally honest, and somewhat controversial. His vast relationships and respect garnered from today’s players allows Jim to delve into topics that the average interviewer could not. Jim is constantly in the public eye and spends his time doing motivational speaking, personal appearances, VIP Meet-and-Greets, corporate and fundraising golf events, Christian causes and youth baseball clinics and camps. There is no topic that Jim won’t take on.