Baseball Player

Matt Keough

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Age 68
Birthday July 31955
Birth Sign Cancer
City California
Country United States
Profession Baseball Player

Matt Keough is a famous Baseball Player, born on July 3, 1955 in United States. As of December 2022, Matt Keough’s net worth is $500 Thousand. He appeared on The Real Housewives of Orange County and was featured as a character in the 2011 film Moneyball.

Parents Marty Keough
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Spouse Jeana Keough
Children(s) Shane Keough, Kara Keough, Colton Keough

Matt Keough Biography

Former pitcher who was selected for the 1978 All-Star game and named AL Comeback Player of the Year in 1980. Matthew Lon Keough /ˈ k iː oʊ / (July 3, 1955 – May 1, 2020) was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a right-handed pitcher for the Oakland Athletics (1977–1983), New York Yankees (1983–1984), St. Louis Cardinals (1985), Chicago Cubs (1986) and Houston Astros (1986) from 1977 through 1986. After his time in MLB, Keough pitched in Nippon Professional Baseball for the Hanshin Tigers for 4 seasons from 1987 through 1990. Keough batted and threw right-handed..

He married former Playboy Playmate Jeana Tomasino in 1984.

Keough graduated from Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, California, in 1973. The Oakland Athletics selected Keough in seventh round of the 1973 Major League Baseball draft.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Keough was signed by Oakland as an infielder. He was supposed to replace departed Sal Bando at third base, but after leading the California league in hitting while playing for Modesto in his second year of professional baseball in 1975, he hit a disappointing .210 in Double-A in 1976. He was converted to a pitcher and joined Oakland a year later. He was selected to the All-Star Game in his rookie season for the 1978 Athletics, recording a 3.24 ERA despite his 8–15 mark. In 1979, he tied a major league record by losing his first 14 decisions and finished with a 2–17 record. His winning percentage of .105 was the worst recorded by a major league pitcher with 15 or more decisions since 1916, when Philadelphia A’s teammates Jack Nabors and Tom Sheehan finished the season with winning percentages of .048 and .059, respectively. From 1978–79, Keough made 28 consecutive starts without a victory, tying Cliff Curtis (1910–11) for the longest streak in MLB history according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The streak was later tied by Jo-Jo Reyes (2008–11).

Matt Keough Net Worth

Matt Keough is one of the richest Baseball Player & listed on most popular Baseball Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Matt Keough‘s net worth $500 Thousand.

Net Worth $500 Thousand
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Source of Income Baseball Player
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House Living in own house.

He was drafted directly out of Corona del Mar High School by the Oakland Athletics in 1973.

Keough was signed by Oakland as an infielder. He was supposed to replace departed Sal Bando at third base, but after leading the California league in hitting while playing for Modesto in his second year of professional baseball in 1975, he hit a disappointing .210 in Double-A in 1976. He was converted to a pitcher and joined Oakland a year later. He was selected to the All-Star Game in his rookie season for the 1978 Athletics, recording a 3.24 ERA despite his 8–15 mark. In 1979, he tied a major league record by losing his first 14 decisions and finished with a 2–17 record. His winning percentage of .105 was the worst recorded by a major league pitcher with 15 or more decisions since 1916, when Philadelphia A’s teammates Jack Nabors and Tom Sheehan finished the season with winning percentages of .048 and .059, respectively. From 1978–79, Keough made 28 consecutive starts without a victory, tying Cliff Curtis (1910–11) for the longest streak in MLB history according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The streak was later tied by Jo-Jo Reyes (2008–11).

Keough was married to actress and November 1980 Playboy Playmate of the month, Jeana Tomasino in 1984 but they later separated. The two appeared on reality television on The Real Housewives of Orange County. The couple had three children: Shane, Kara and Colton. Shane, their oldest son, is a third-generation professional baseball player, making it as far as the Stockton Ports, a Class A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, before being released in 2010. Daughter Kara married NFL player Kyle Bosworth.

But Keough resurged in 1980 with a 16–13 mark, earning AL Comeback Player of the Year honors. In the 1981 strike-shortened season he finished 10–6, helping Oakland to clinch the AL Division Series. He pitched well in a losing effort in Game Three of the AL Championship Series, giving up one earned run in ​8 ⁄3 innings in a game won by the New York Yankees 4–0. Keough slumped again in 1982, tying for the AL lead with 18 losses against 11 wins in 34 starts. He also walked more batters than he struck out (101-to-75) and led the league in home runs (38) and earned runs (133) allowed.

Who is Matt Keough dating?

According to our records, Matt Keough married to Jeana Keough. As of May 2022, Matt Keough’s is not dating anyone.

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In a nine-season career, Keough posted a 58–84 record with 590 strikeouts and a 4.17 ERA in 1190 innings pitched, including seven shutouts and 57 complete games.

Matt Keough Height

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Baseball Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Matt Keough celebrates birthday on July 3 of every year.

Following his playing career, Keough worked for the A’s and Angels both as a roving pitching coach and as an executive from 1992 to 1999. After that, he scouted for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and was again an executive for the Oakland Athletics.

What happened Matt Keough?

Keough died on May 1, 2020, in California at the age of 64. His former wife Jeana revealed the cause of death was a pulmonary embolism.

Did Matt Keough died of coronavirus?

Jeana Keough is opening up about the sudden passing of her ex-husband, former pro baseball player Matt Keough, for the first time just days after the Keough family confirmed his death. The Real Housewives of Orange County alum confirmed that her ex-husband, 64, died from a pulmonary embolism (blood clot) in his lungs.

Did Matt Keough have brain damage?

While sitting in the dugout during a spring training game, he was hit in the head by a foul ball. Emergency cranial surgery saved Keough’s life, but he battled substance abuse as he coped with his brain trauma.

Does Shane Keough still play baseball?

While Colton’s current career path is unclear, Shane has since left baseball to be a real estate agent. Kara settled down and married former football pro Kyle Bosworth in 2014 and welcomed her first child two years later. Their son, McCoy, died in childbirth in April 2020.

Did Matt Keough pass away?

May 1, 2020

Keough died on May 1, 2020, in Aliso Viejo, California at the age of 64. His cause of death was ruled as a pulmonary embolism.

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