Found December 20, 2011 on
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Donnie Baseball in a dress and a blonde wig? Yep, that was the former Yankees great and current Dodgers manager Don Mattingly taking the stage over the weekend in his hometown of Evansville, Ind., in the local production of "The Nutcracker."
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The Dodgers skipper and Yankees legend made a cameo as Mother Ginger in the Evansville Ballet's performance of 'The Nutcracker'.
Yes, THAT Don Mattingly, Yankees great and current manager of the Dodgers, took on the role of Mother Ginger in the Evansville (Ind.) Ballet’s version of the timeless classic, The Nutcracker. Donnie Baseball was introduced to the ballet by his wife Lori, and apparently was so taken by it that he agreed to participate in the production.
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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly decided to take a swing ... at acting.
The six-time All-Star took the stage during an Evansville (Ind.) ballet performance of "The Nutcracker."
Mattingly played Mother Ginger, who is a giant female character who's skirt and petticoats hide more than six children.
After the kids make their way out of the skirt, they dance...
Don Mattingly traded his Dodger blue for a powder-white wig and an oversized hoop skirt during the weekend to perform in his hometown ballet's production of "Nutcracker."
In the name of helping children express themselves artistically, the Dodgers manager returned to his hometown of Evansville, Ind. to play the role of "Mother Ginger" -- the larger-than-life...
Supporters of the arts in Evansville, Illinois are receiving a little something extra in (their) stockings this year thanks to Lori Mattingly. The wife of the Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, she managed to convince her once famously mustachioed husband to participate in the annual Nutcracker ballet. Appearing on stage as Mother Ginger, complete with giant hoop skirt and...
The Dodgers manager's wife, Lori, had introduced him to the ballet. He "thought it would be fun" to join the company in his hometown of Evansville (Ind.), and he made his debut on Saturday night—blonde wig, makeup, blue dress, and all, thinking it "would be funny." Mattingly didn't dance, but based on this footage from...
The gentlemen on the left: Don Mattingly.
The Nutcracker character on the right? Also Don Mattingly.
No joke, that's the manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers in his offseason role as the "Mother Ginger" character in the Evansville (Ind.) Ballet's version of the holiday favorite. The pictures of Donnie Baseball have quickly spread across the Internet, inspiring plenty...
In the past week, we've seen Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly as Mother Ginger in a community theater performance of "The Nutcracker" and the Washington Nationals taking the stage with The Washington Ballet.Now...comes this:It's a theatrical "grand slam!" Chicago White Sox Manager Robin Ventura and nine-year-old Emily Beazley of the Make...
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Dodgers skipper got into the holiday spirit of playing dress up over the weekend, doing his best Mother Ginger — complete with wig, makeup and gown — in the Evansville Ballet’s performance of the Nutcracker — He’s come a long way since his HITMAN days. -TO
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