Classic 1979 audio: Phil Rizzuto Announces Yankees Drafting of Don Mattingly

"The first time Yankee fans ever would have heard the name Don Mattingly, who became a Yankee legend as "Donnie Baseball" was on June 6, 1979 when during the Yankees-Twins broadcast, Phil Rizzuto read his name among the list of Yankee draft picks for that year. In reading the profile, both the Scooter and Bill White think he might not be tall enough for a first baseman! Both would soon learn otherwise."

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