Steve Garvey Speaker
10 MLB All Star with the Dodgers and Padres
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Steve Garvey Speaker Profile
Steve Garvey was born December 22, 1948, nicknamed "Mr. Clean" because of the squeaky clean image he held throughout his career in baseball, is an American former Major League Baseball first baseman and current Southern California businessman. Garvey was the 1974 NL MVP, 10-time All-Star, and holds the National League record for consecutive games played (1,207).
Garvey is one of only two players to have started an All-Star Game as a write-in vote, doing so in 1974. That year he won the NL MVP award, and had the first of six 200-hit seasons. Only 15 players in all of Major League Baseball history have had six or more 200 hit seasons (as of the end of 2010).
Garvey set a National League record with 1207 consecutive games played, from September 3, 1975, to July 29, 1983. The streak ended when he broke his thumb in a collision at home plate against the Atlanta Braves. It is the fourth-longest such streak in Major League Baseball history.
In the 1978 National League Championship Series, Garvey hit four home runs, and added a double for five extra base hits, both marks tying Bob Robertson's 1971 NLCS record; Jeffrey Leonard would tie the NLCS home run record in the 1987 NLCS.
In 1981, Lawrence Ritter and Donald Honig included him in their book The 100 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time.
He is a member of the Irish American Hall of Fame and the Michigan State University Athletics Hall of Fame. Steve Garvey Junior High School, in Lindsay, California, is named for him. Garvey's jersey No. 6, worn when he was both a Padre and Dodger is retired by the Padres. His number was displayed at the site of his 1984 NLCS home run in right field at Qualcomm Stadium.
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Posted on 15 December 2013 | 3:32 pm
Baseball Legend Steve Garvey will deliver a Breakfast Keynote Address on Tuesday, June 3 at 8:30am - 10:00am at the Government Fleet Expo & Conference in San Diego, California. The Government Fleet Expo & Conference is where public fleet professionals from across the country connect, share ideas and learn new strategies for increasing ROI and cutting costs. Drafted by the Dodgers in… [Read More]
Posted on 13 November 2013 | 8:51 pm
Dodgers legend Steve Garvey met fans at Dick's Sporting Goods in Palm Desert on Sunday, November 10. During the event over 350 baseball fans got an opportunity to meet one of the greatest Los Angeles Dodgers players ever. Garvey signed autographs and mingled with fans for about two hours and said he enjoys fan events like the one on Sunday. "It's times like this when I get the chance to… [Read More]
Posted on 8 October 2013 | 7:01 pm
Former Los Angeles Dodgers legend Steve Garvey met with hundreds of fans at a promotional event for the California Lottery's new $20 Scratchers Tickets in Whittier, California on October 2. "It's always great to meet the fans," Garvey said as he signed baseballs and other memorabilia for fans. "Dodgers fans are one big family." Drafted by the Dodgers in the first round of the 1968 MLB… [Read More]
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