On November 1, 2006 — In a move designed to prepare the team’s next manager, the Yankees promote hitting instructor Don Mattingly to bench coach to assist Joe Torre for next season. The Bronx Bombers’ former All-Star first baseman replaces Lee Mazzilli, who will not be brought back by New York.

 


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Baseball Reference November 1
National Pastime November 1
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