Rob Nelson is a former Major League Baseball first baseman. He played 11 years professionally 1983-1995,parts of five seasons in the majors from 1986 until 1990 for the Oakland Athletics and the San Diego Padres. He is the Founder and President of Hit One Deep Enterprises and is in his 27th year of running it.  

Rob is currently the Head Coach at Temple City High School as well as continuing to run Hit One Deep Enterprises.

Rob graduated from South Pasadena High School and attended Mt. San Antonio College before signing with the Oakland A's in 1983.

Rob is married to his wife Kathleen and they have three children son Ryan and  wife Megan, daughter Mallory, and Son Brett and his wife Kaye.


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