Steve Lombardozzi (lombast01)
Stephen Paul Lombardozzi Sr.
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 175 lb.
- School Gulf Coast Community College, University of Florida
- High School Buchholz High School
- Debut July 12, 1985
- Final Game April 11, 1990
- Born April 26, 1960 in Malden, MA USA
Steve Lombardozzi was at the University of Florida at the same time as pitchers Rob Murphy and Randy O'Neal. He was signed as a ninth round pick in the 1981 amateur draft by the Twins and scout Fred Waters.
Lombardozzi came up to the majors in 1985 and hit .370 in 54 at-bats. He was the starting second baseman for the Minnesota Twins for several years, and also played for the Houston Astros. In the 1987 World Series, he hit .412 and slugged .647.
Lombardozzi was hired as minor league infield instructor for the Pittsburgh Pirates chain in December 2009, replacing Carlos Garcia. In 2012, he was named baseball coach at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney, MD.