Meet Taylor Mattingly – MLB Coach Don Mattingly Son With Ex-WifeKim Sexton

Don Mattingly son Taylor Mattingly 

Donald Arthur Mattingly also known as Don Mattingly is an American professional baseball coach and former baseball player. The Evansville, Indiana-born, Don Mattingly currently serves as the bench coach for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball. Besides, Don Mattingly, nicknamed The Hit Man is a former baseball player and has spent 14 seasons playing for the New York Yankees. He began playing for Reitz Memorial High School until the Yankees took him in the amateur draft in 1979. After four seasons in Minor League Baseball, he made his professional debut with the Yankees in the 1982 season. With the successful rookie season, Don Mattingly became the starting first baseman of the Yankees. As a player, he has won nine Gold Glove Awards and three Silver Slugger Awards. In this article, we will be talking about Don Mattingly’s son Taylor Mattingly.

The 62-year-old, Don Mattingly made his final MLB appearance with the New York Yankees in October 1995. After retirement in 1995, he returned to the Yankees as a coach in 2004 under manager Joe Torre. In 2011, Mattingly gained his first experience as the manager of the MLB franchise, Los Angeles Dodgers. In the 2016 season, he parted ways and joined the Miami Marlins as a manager. After seven years, Marline and Don Mattingly parted mutually in the 2022 season. He began his journey as bench coach for the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2023 season. While Don has gained immense fame in his professional life, many of his admirers have shown interest in his personal life. The former MLB manager, Don Mattingly has been married twice in his life and doting father of four kids. Without further delay, here are some interesting facts about Don Mattingly’s son Taylor Mattingly.

Who Is Don Mattingly’s Son Taylor Mattingly?

The former New York Yankee first baseman, Don Mattingly has been married twice in his life. As of now, Don Mattingly shares a blissful marital life with his wife, Lori Mattingly. Prior to his marital relationship with Lori, he was previously in a marital relationship with Kim Sexton. The former husband-wife duo tied their wedding knot on 8th September 1979. Moreover, they were in a marital relationship for 28 years before they parted ways. During their years of togetherness, the ex-couple gave birth to three sons. Don Mattingly’s son Taylor Mattingly is the first-born son of the MLB manager with his former wife Kim Sexton. Taylor Mattingly took birth on 17th March 1985.

Don Mattingly’s Son Has Three Siblings

Being the first-born child of the family, Taylor must have been pampered very well. Moreover, he must have been raised with immense care and love. Apart from this, Don Mattingly’s son has two younger brothers. Taylor’s brother Preston Mattingly took birth on 28th August 1987. Likewise, his youngest brother, Jordan Mattingly took birth in July 1991. Additionally, Taylor’s brother Preston followed in his father’s footsteps and pursued a baseball career. Likewise, Jordan worked at Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation since October 5, 2020. The Mattingly siblings must have wonderful childhood life growing up together. In addition to this, Taylor also has a half-brother named Louis Riley Mattingly from his father’s new marital relationship with Lori Mattingly.

Don Mattingly’s son Taylor Mattingly
Don Mattingly’s son Taylor Mattingly has been arrested in July 2009 in Evansville Indiana. Picture Source: Pinterest.

Taylor Mattingly Has Been Arrested

Don Mattingly’s son Taylor Mattingly has been arrested in July 2009 in Evansville Indiana. Besides, Taylor shoved his own mother, Kim Sexton to the ground before spitting in her face. As per reports from The Evansville Courier & Press, he informed the police that he had jumped the fence at his mother’s house to confront her about an abusive text she had sent him. Taylor said that his mother, Kim Sexton, had insulted him, his girlfriend, and his father in a text message. According to the complaint, he pulled her down, spat on her, and then turned himself into the police. Additionally, he also admitted to smashing a patio table, flipping over a second table, and breaking a glass and a patio door.

Moreover, Don Mattingly’s son also added that his mother had been drinking and that every time she calls him after drinking, she is unpleasant. However, according to Kim Sexton’s statement, her son started being violent after she couldn’t get an auto dealership to trade his car for another model. It is unclear if Taylor has been charging for his activities. The mother-son pair has hopefully resolved their differences and moved on with their lives. Likewise, Taylor was arrested four times in the span of two months in 2021. He was taken into custody on charges of domestic violence and violation of privacy involving a girlfriend.

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