Dodgers Roster & Staff

George Lombard #27

Coaching Career

Lombard returns for his second season as the Dodgers' first base, baserunning and outfield coach...prior to joining the Dodgers, spent the 2015 season with the Atlanta Braves and parts of six seasons in the Boston Red Sox organization... Lombard was the Braves' minor league field coordinator from September 2015 until December 2015…he previously spent three seasons as Boston's minor league outfield and baserunning coordinator (2013-15), two years as manager of the Rookie Gulf Coast League Red Sox (2011-12) and one season as Low-A Lowell Spinners hitting coach…as manager of the GCL Red Sox, his teams went 59-61 and the 2012 team reached the GCL Finals.

Playing Career

The former outfielder was a second-round pick of the Atlanta Braves in the 1994 First Year Player Draft…he played six big league seasons with the Braves (1998-2000), Tigers (2002), Devil Rays (2003), and Nationals (2006)…he played 16 professional seasons and was a non-roster invitee to Dodger Spring Training Camp in 2008…he was part of the Dodger split-squad team that played the first-ever Major League games in China in 2008 and hit the first American home run in the country..

Personal

George Paul Lombard and his wife Judy have two children - George and Jacob...his mother Posy was a civil rights activist who marched alongside Martin Luther King Jr…was a top running back recruit signed to play at the University of Georgia before choosing to sign with Atlanta in 1994 instead…earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Phoenix in 2015.