Sports nickname of Italian-American housekeeper, Anthony Morton “Tony” Micelli (Tony Danza) on the sitcom WHO’S THE BOSS/ABC/1984-92.
Tony was called the “Batman” when he played second base for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. He was forced to retire from the team due to a shoulder injury.
After the death of his wife, Tony moves from Brooklyn to Fairfield, Connecticut to give his daughter, Samantha (“Sam”) a better life. Tony then gets a job as a live-in housekeeper for divorced advertising executive Angela Bower and her son Jonathan.
See also – “May Day Malone”