Steve Garvey, Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Legend, National League MVP and Future Hall of Famer
Monday, October 31, 10:00 a.m.
ASPE is excited to announce that the keynote address for the 2016 Convention and Exposition will be given by legendary World Series champion, Steve Garvey.
Steve Garvey — a name synonymous with excellence and success. One of baseball''s most popular and durable players during one of baseball''s greatest era''s, Steve Garvey is known to even the most casual of baseball fans everywhere. A 10-time All Star and 1974 National League MVP, Garvey is destined for enshrinement at Cooperstown.
Starring for the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres in his illustrious career, Steve Garvey was nicknamed the "Iron Man" for setting the National League consecutive games record with 1,207 straight.
Simply put, Steve Garvey was a complete player — equally adept with the bat and glove — hitting for average and power to go along with his nearly flawless defense. He's now known as one of the top athlete speakers in the sports industry.
- 10x All-Star selection
- 4x Gold Glove Award Winner
- 2x All-Star Game MVP
- 2x NLCS MVP
- 1981 Roberto Clemente Award Recipient
- 1984 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award Recipient
- San Diego Padres #6 retired