Dave Roberts Wife
Tricia Roberts is the first lady of the Los Angeles Dodgers after all her husband is Dave Roberts, former MLB player and current manager of the Dodgers, the team he once was a player for.
Dave Roberts Playing Career
Tricia’s husband needed all the support following his Hodgkin’s lymphoma diagnosis in March 2010. Thankfully, his prognosis was good since they detected cancer soon enough; after several treatments to treat the lymphoma he was given a clean bill in June 2011.
Prior to being a manager, Dave Roberts was a star baseball player at UCLA from where he graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history.
He was the 781st overall pick selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 28th round of the 1994 MLB Draft. After four seasons with Detroit, they traded him to the Cleveland Indians alongside Tim Worrell.
The Indians traded him to the Dodgers on December 22, 2001, his first season in L.A was closed with a.277 batting average in 127 games with 45 stolen bases. He hit.250 while stealing 40 bases the following season, hit.253 in 68 games with 33 steal during his final season with the Dodgers.
He joined the Boston Red Sox on July 31, 2004, and was traded to the San Diego Padres on December 20, 2004. Roberts played his final three years in the MLB with the San Francisco Giants.
Dave Roberts Managing Career
After his retirement joined NESN as an analyst in May 2010. In October 2010 left NESN; becoming a first base coach for the SD Padres and bench coach three years later.
Roberts began his coaching career with the San Diego Padres, where he served as first base coach and eventually bench coach. He briefly took on the role of interim manager in 2015. Later that year, Roberts was appointed as the manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, making history as the franchise’s first minority manager.
Despite facing challenges such as numerous player injuries and a rocky start to the 2018 season, Roberts led the Dodgers to multiple successful seasons, securing several NL West titles and playoff berths. His strategic use of players received praise, earning him accolades such as National League Manager of the Year.
Under Roberts’ leadership, the Dodgers made it to the World Series twice, losing to the Houston Astros in 2017 and the Boston Red Sox in 2018. In the 2017 World Series, it was later revealed that the Astros had been stealing signs.
In 2020, Roberts led the Dodgers to victory in the World Series, making him the first African-American manager to win the championship since Cito Gaston, and the first manager of Asian heritage to do so.
Despite a record-breaking 111-win season in 2022, the Dodgers were unable to secure a postseason series win. However, Roberts’ contract was extended through the 2025 season, marking his continued leadership of the team.
Dave Roberts Contract
On December 3, 2018, it was reported Dave Roberts reached an agreement with the Dodgers to extend his contract for another four years, which would keep him with the team till the end of the 2022 season.
Dave Roberts Wife
Dave Roberts is happily married to his loving wife Tricia. Dave and Tricia started dating while in high school at Vista High School.
51-year-old Tricia was born Tricia Lynn Schempp in December 1972. She grew up in San Diego and married her famous hubby in 1997. Together they have two children, Cole and Emmerson.
Mrs. Roberts an interior designer and a certified wine specialist if the owner of her interior design firm, Tricia Roberts Design.