Stephen Allan Hertz
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 195 lb.
- Schools Nova University, University of Miami
- High School Miami High School
- Debut April 21, 1964
- Final Game June 7, 1964
- Born February 26, 1945 in Wright Patterson AFB, OH USA
Steve Hertz was up in the majors during 1964 as a 19-year-old with the Houston Colt .45's. He also played in the minors from 1964 to 1969.
Hertz was part of the youth movement of the Colt .45's and was one of many players under the age of 21 on the team.
He attended Miami High School where he was all-state, and eventually during off-seasons earned a degree at the University of Miami. Years later he earned a master's degree from Nova University.
After baseball Hertz launched a successful coaching career. As a high school coach he took Coral Park High School to a state championship in 1978 and had 300 victories at the high school level. He then coached at Miami Dade College for over 20 years, winning more than two-thirds of his games. More recently, he managed the Tel Aviv Lightning in the Israel Baseball League.
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