Featuring Steve Buckley, Kevin Cullen, Dick Flavin, Ed Markey, Jenny Dell & Charles Steinberg
Larry Ruttman & Dr. Charles Steinberg
Dr. Charles A. Steinberg
- Biographical Brief
Dr. Charles Steinberg returned to the Red Sox on February 17, 2012, after four years away--two with the Los Angeles Dodgers and two with the Commissioner of Baseball.
In his previous six seasons in Boston, as Executive Vice President for Public Affairs, Steinberg was a creative force in the franchise's fan-friendly attitude, good will, market outreach, and communications.
In the community, Steinberg
helped re-energize the club's award-winning and record-setting efforts, creating the Red Sox Scholars program (college scholarships for Boston middle schoolers), the Boston Area Church League
, and Red Sox Children's Retreats.
In 2010 and 2011, Steinberg worked directly for Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig, serving as Senior Advisor to the Commissioner of Baseball for Public Affairs.
In 2008 and 2009, Steinberg
was Executive Vice-President/Marketing & Public Relations (Chief Marketing Officer) for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Before joining the Red Sox in 2002, he was Executive Vice-President/Public Affairs for the San Diego Padres, for whom he worked from 1995 through 2001.
career spending 19 years with his
hometown Baltimore Orioles, rising from intern to head of Public Relations.
With all four clubs, Steinberg
has been responsible for the fan experience in the ballpark and in the community.
has headed the clubs' public relations and outbound marketing, ballpark entertainment and special events, community relations and advertising, television and video production, and in each case, created innovative fan services departments.
Each of the four franchises established attendance records during his
In Los Angeles, he established the Dodgers Ambassadors, orchestrated the 2008 Opening Day Ceremonies that paid tribute to the club's 50th Anniversary in Los Angeles, helped execute the club's historic trip to China in March, 2008, and their Guinness World Record attendance of 115,300 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to benefit cancer research.
was instrumental in creating a three-day musical tribute at the Hollywood Bowl before 50,000 people celebrating the Dodgers' 50th Anniversary, wrote the copy that is immortalized on the club's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and developed an annual tribute to Jackie Robinson
, as he
had done in Boston, on the pioneering Hall of Famer's birthday.
In San Diego, Steinberg
had similar responsibilities and was a contributor to the city's successful campaign to build franchise-saving Petco Park.
He also created the Padres Scholars, a similar scholarship program to the Red Sox Scholar.