Full Name at Birth
David Ray Roberts
Date of Birth
Former Major League Baseball Player
Dave Roberts Biography »
David Ray Roberts (born May 31, 1972 in Okinawa, Japan) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. Previously, he played with the Cleveland Indians (1999-2001), Los Angeles Dodgers (2002-2004), Boston Red Sox (2004), San Diego Padres (2005-2006), and San Francisco Giants (2007-2008). Roberts bats and throws left-handed. He is the son of a retired Marine in Japan (Waymon Roberts) and a Japanese mother (Eiko) and was raised in San Diego, California. He is best known for his stolen base in the 9th inning of Game 4 of the 2004 ALCS, which was such a notable play that it is often simply referred to as "The Steal." He is currently the bench coach for the Padres.
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