Published On: January 6th, 2023


January 6, 2023
Samantha Rubin


Madison Mallards Manager Donnie Scott to Return for 2023 Season
2023 will mark as the 11th season for Donnie Scott as Mallards Manager


The Madison Mallards are excited to announce that Manager Donnie Scott will be returning to Madison for his 11th season in 2023. 

“We’re thrilled to have Donnie back to lead our team,” said Mallards General Manager, Samantha Rubin. “Donnie is an essential part of our organization. We value his experience and leadership, and we know the players do too. Donnie has championship aspirations and we look forward to bringing that energy back to the Duck Pond in 2023.” Rubin said.

Scott first joined the Madison Mallards in 2013, a team that went on to win the Northwoods League Championship after defeating the Duluth Huskies in the championship series. He etched his name into the record books again 2022, when Donnie earned his 400th win as a Manager in the Northwoods League with a 9-7 victory on July 25th over the Wausau Woodchucks.

“We can’t wait to have Donnie back as our skipper. He’s accomplished so much in his time here in Madison and we hope to continue that trend moving forward. Donnie wants to win and we believe he can make it happen,” team President, Vern Stenman said.

“I can’t wait to get back up to Madison,” Scott said. “We’ve got a promising group of guys coming in next year and I’m so excited to get to work with them. This group could be special.”

The Mallards’ 2023 season will start on Monday, May 29 as they take on the Wausau Woodchucks at 4:05pm. Group outings, season ticket packages and Maynard’s Dozen flex plans for the 2023 season are available now.

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The Madison Mallards are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Now in its’ 29th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires, and front office staff, 300 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (NYM), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and 2019/2021 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at and on ESPN+. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Mallards as your favorite team.

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