Matt Keough

Who is Matt Keough?

Matt Keough is a former Major League Baseball player. Matt Keough is well-known for his right-handed pitching. He is currently an executive with the Oakland Athletics. In 2011, he played Nick Searcy in the sports biopic Moneyball.

Matt Keough – Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Matthew Lon Keough was born on July 3, 1955, in Pomona, California. 

Marty Keough, his father, is also a professional baseball player, while his mother’s identity is unknown. 

They are of Scottish-Irish descent. There is nothing known about his siblings.

He graduated from Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, California, in 1973.

Net Worth of Matt Keough? Salary, Earning

Matt Keough is reported to be worth $500k. His salary as a professional baseball executive is around $202k.

Facts of Matt Keough

Celebrated Name Matt Keough
Age 67 Years Old
Nick Name Matt
Birth Name Matthew Lon Keough
Birth Date July 3, 1955
Gender Male
Profession Baseball player
Nationality American
Birth Nation USA
Ethnicity White
Race White
Awards AL Comeback Player of the Year
Famous For Being an American professional baseball player
Best Known For Being pitched in Nippon Professional Baseball for the Hanshin Tigers for 4 seasons from 1987 through 1990
Horoscope Cancer
Religion Christian
High School Corona del Mar High School
Wife Jeana Tomasino
Children 3; Shane, Kara, Colton
Net Worth $500k
Salary $202k.
Source of Wealth Baseball Career

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Matt Keough’s current professional career might be considered single.

He was previously married to reality TV actress Jeana Keough. In 1984, they married. 

They have three children: two sons, Shane and Colton, and a girl, Kara.

Kara, his daughter, works as a Marketing Manager. Shane, his son, is also a licensed realtor.

However, following Matt’s injury in 1992, their marriage went through a very difficult period. 

Later, in 2007, they became estranged from one another. 

They divorced in February 2020 after being separated for more than two decades.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Matt Keough has auburn hair and brown eyes.

He stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs roughly 86 kg.

Matt Keough – Professional Career

Keough started his professional baseball career as an infielder. 

He later pitched when his performance in double-A was unsatisfactory.

He joined the Oakland Athletics in 1977. 

On September 3, 1977, he made his Major League Baseball debut with the team. 

In his first year of 1978, he pitched in the All-Star Game with an ERA of 3.24.

The following season, he finished with a winning percentage of 0.105.

However, he made an amazing comeback in 1980, going 16-13. 

He was named AL Comeback Player of the Year the same year.

Moving on, his career ended in 1982, with 18 losses and 11 victories in the season.

The Athletics traded him to the New York Yankees in mid-1983.

Matt Keough during the match. Source: Forbes

He was a member of the team for a year, till 1984. 

He later played for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1985 and the Chicago Cubs in 1986.

He joined the Hanshin Tigers in Japan in 1987. He pitched for the team for three years, until 1990.

Following that, he attempted to play for the Anaheim Angels, but was unsuccessful. 

His professional baseball career ended in 1992 when he was injured.

After retiring as a pitcher, he pursued a career as a pitching instructor for the Angels. 

He also served as an executive with the team until 1999.

 He later joined the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. He is currently an executive for the Oakland Athletics.

Matt Keough – Social Media Status

Matt is not currently active on any social media platform, including Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook.

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Quick Facts of Matt Keough

  • Matt is a former professional MLB baseball player.
  • He is famous for his right-hand pitching.
  • Matt is associated with Oakland Athletics as an executive.
  • Last, in 2011, he appeared in the sports biography, Moneyball as Nick Searcy.
  • On the 15th of August 2009, Matt was arrested for driving under the influence.