Steve Garvey (born December 22, 1948) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman, and current Southern California businessman.
A native-born Tampan, Garvey played his entire career in the National League West for two teams; the Los Angeles Dodgers (1969-82) and the San Diego Padres (1983-87). He batted right and threw right. In a 19-year career, Garvey was a .294 hitter with 272 home runs and 1308 RBI in 2332 games played.
Since 1988, he has been running Garvey Communications, mainly involved in television production, including infomercials. He is also the host of "Baseball's Greatest Games." In addition he is hired out to do motivational speaking, mainly for corporations.
Steve Garvey is currently married to Candace Henderson and resides with his wife in Kamas, Utah. Candace is a former talk show host. Steve proposed to Candace on the field just before the start of the 1989 Super Bowl betwen the San Francisco 49ers and Cincinnati Bengals. He commutes to Los Angeles during the MLB season where he works as a greeter for the Los Angeles Dodgers VIP season ticket holders.