Thomas Steven Rippley
- Height 6' 0", Weight 200 lbs.
- School City College of San Francisco
Steve Rippley was a big league umpire from 1983, when he began working in the National League, until 2003. He worked a total of 2,513 major league games, as well as the 1990 All-Star Game, four Division Series, three League Championship Series and three World Series.
He began his professional umpiring career in the Gulf Coast League in 1974, then moved on to the Florida State League (1975-1976), eastern League (1977), Southern League (1978) and American Association (1978-1982).