Steve Rodriguez - Updated Apr 2024

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Steve Rodriguez


Steve Rodriguez is a popular American Baseball Coach. Steve Rodriguez is widely known as a former second baseman and shortstop baseball player who played for the Pepperdine Waves.

Early Life and Childhood

Steve Rodriguez was born on November 29, 1970, in the city of Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. As of 2023, his age is 52 years and his full name is Steven James Rodriguez.

Similarly, he is American by nationality and follows the Christian religion. Moreover, according to astrologers, his birth sign is Sagittarius, which belongs to the element of Fire.

Currently, he resides in Austin but has not yet revealed anything about his childhood, parents, or siblings in front of the media or the public.

Steve Rodriguez – Education

In terms of his educational background, he studied at Valley High School in Winchester, Nevada. Later, he attended Pepperdine University and played baseball for the Pepperdine Waves baseball team.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he is a popular American Baseball Coach. Moreover, he is well-known as a former second baseman and shortstop player who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1995 to 2002.

He was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1988 MLB draft. He played for the Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, and Texas Rangers during his MLB career, and he finished with a batting average of .240, 12 home runs, and 97 runs batted in.

In addition, he also collected a .419 batting average which was the third-highest single-season average in school history. Also, in his 18-game major league career, he was a .179 hitter (7-for-39)  with two doubles, five runs, and two stolen bases without home runs or an RBI.

Aside from his professional career, Steve has also participated in other extracurricular activities as well as has inspired many ambitious baseball players who are now doing well in this field.

After his playing career, he went on to become a coach and manager in the minor leagues and was also an assistant coach at Pepperdine. In June 2003, he was selected as the sixteenth head coach in the Pepperdine baseball program.

Furthermore, he served as an assistant coach at Pepperdine from 2004 to 2008 before becoming the head coach at Pepperdine in 2011. During that time his team won many matches.

Later, on June 12, 2015, he was selected as the 19th head coach of the Baylor University baseball team. Likewise, on July 7, 2022, he teamed with the staff of the Texas Longhorns as the team’s hitting coach.

Steve Rodriguez

Caption: Steve Rodriguez on a baseball ground. Source: Burnt Orange Nation

Brand Endorsements

Steve has constantly moved forward in his career and hasn’t endorsed a brand nor is he promoting or collaborating with any products or companies. Furthermore, we may see him associated with some popular brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

Awards and Nomination

Steve was given the West Coast Conference Player of the Year title. Similarly, he also received Player of the Series honors while playing against Cuba and Mexico. Likewise, in 1992, he was named one of the West Coast Conference’s Top Fifty Athletes of all time.

Steve Rodriguez – Net Worth 2023

Steve is very popular at his work with an estimated net worth of around $5 million and his annual salary is $346k. Moreover, he has worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame and is also active in his career to raise his net worth.

Steve Rodriguez

Caption: Steve Rodriguez giving a pose. Source: Wikipedia

Relationship Status

Steve Rodriguez married his beautiful wife Kimberlee Rodriguez in 1955, and she is a housewife by profession. Moreover, it is seen that he is happy with her and doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements. They both together have two children named Julia Rodriguez and Nolan Rodriguez.


Steve has always been concerned with his professional life and hasn’t been associated with rumors or controversies that would hamper his professional career. Also, he avoids the public and media and stays far away from situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height Steve is 5 Feet 8 inches tall and weighs 77kg. Similarly, he has a good physique that measures 37-32-36 inches and has beautiful brown eyes and black hair. Likewise, his suitable dress size is 7 and his shoe size is 10(US).

Steve Rodriguez

Caption: Steve Rodriguez during a match. Source: Sports Illustrated.

Social Media

Steve Rodriguez is active on Twitter. He has 17.6k followers on Twitter and owns a Twitter account @UTCoachRod. Moreover, he is not available on Instagram and Facebook but he has a lot of fans so there are some of his fan-created profiles too.