Atlanta Braves, MLB
- Pitched 6 Years in MLB for the Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays
- Closer for the Braves, recorded 22.3 scoreless playoff innings and had a career high 38 saves in 1999
- Saved 41 games in 1999 (including playoffs) and 91 games overall
- 3x NL East Champion (1998-2000), National League Champion (1999)
- Radio Analyst for ESPN Radio and Sporting News Radio
- Works with numerous charities including Saving Homeless Veterans, among others
John Rocker is a former MLB relief pitcher, most notably serving as the closer for the Atlanta Braves from 1998-2001. John saved 88 games over the course of his career, including a career high 38 in 1999 with the Braves. He also helped the Braves to the 1999 World Series and three straight National League East titles from 1998-2001.
John is a native of Macon, Georgia where he was a star athlete in high school. John was named All-State in baseball, tossing three no-hitters, and All-Region in football. John was also named the Georgia Independent School Association Player of the Year in 1993. For his efforts, John was offered a baseball scholarship by the University of Georgia, but chose to sign with the Braves right out of high school.
Since retiring from MLB, John has worked as a radio analyst for ESPN Radio and Sporting News Radio. He is also involved with numerous charities including the Ronald McDonald House, for who he hosts a trip to the NASCAR race in Atlanta every year. Currently, John has been doing the most work with the Saving Homeless Veterans charity. John has also participated in the Price Oil Celebrity Golf Tournament which benefits the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center. John has also raced in the Cox MS 150, which raises funds for Multiple Sclerosis research.
Book Signing$300John will host a book signing at your venue. Have the former MLB pitcher sign copies of his book Rocker: Scars and Strikes for fans!
Lunch or Dinner$500John will join you and your small group of up to 10 people at lunch or dinner. You choose the restaurant and you choose what you want to talk about. John will share stories from his career. Note: for larger parties, please see appearance fee below.
Fantasy Draft$500Surprise your baseball buddies by inviting John to a live fantasy draft!
Play Baseball$500Make your next pick-up game unforgettable by inviting John to join.
Round of Golf$500John will complete your foursome for a round of golf. He'll be the perfect fourth for your Sunday outing, and will spice up the round with tales from his time in the pros.
Attend a Game$800Have an extra seat at the game? John will join you and your guests and share insight on the game. Discuss John's MLB career and his trajectory in becoming a professional.
Celebrations$800Invite John to join you and your guests at your birthday, bar/bat mitzvah, wedding, or anniversary party! He'll be sure to be entertaining company.
Appearance$800Hire John Rocker to make an appearance at your next event! John Rocker’s appearance will be the perfect way to promote your business or organization. (Up to 60 minutes). Autograph show pricing may vary.
Q&A$800John will share his story with up to 20 people. Your small group of friends, students, coworkers, or event attendees will be inspired by John’s path to success.
Speaking Engagement$2,000Looking for a dynamic speaker for your next big event? John will speak at your gathering and inspire your group with stories from his MLB.
Private Coaching$125 per hourJohn will be your personal coach giving you access to a former MLB pitcher. John will take you through MLB drills and plays. You'll learn firsthand what it takes to be a professional baseball player.
Group Coaching$200 per hourTo be the best you need to learn from the best. Hiring John as a coach will give you access to a former MLB pitcher. John will coach a group of 2-6 people drills that helped him become a pro athlete.
* Booking this talent outside of the booking region may result in additional costs. Thuzio Pros are subject to availability.
Sport Baseball League MLB Team
- Atlanta Braves (1998–2001)
- Cleveland Indians (2001)
- Texas Rangers (2002)
- Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2003)