Mattingly makes NY debut as skipper

Donnie Baseball feels very prepared for his new job, after his zany days as a Yankee

Updated: May 8, 2011, 10:35 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Not many people could be prepared for the job of manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers -- both on and off the field.

Then there's Don Mattingly.

Not only did Mattingly have the tough job of replacing a managing legend in Joe Torre, but now he has had to handle the pressures -- and nonstop questions -- surrounding the Dodgers and their owner's financial woes.

The Dodgers, one of baseball's crown-jewel franchises, have troubles everywhere you look these ...

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