Dave Roberts

Birth Name: David Ray Roberts

Place of Birth: Naha, Okinawa, Japan

Date of Birth: May 31, 1972

*African-American (father)
*Japanese (mother)

Dave Roberts is an American professional baseball player, and manager. He manages the Los Angeles Dodgers. As a player, he is known for his time with the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox. He is the first person of color to manage the Dodgers, and the first Asian-American baseball manager to win a World Series.

Dave is the son of Eiko (Ikehara) and Waymon DeWitt Roberts. His father was born in Texas, and is African-American. His mother is Japanese. Ikehara is typically an Okinawan name.

Dave’s paternal grandfather was named James Roberts. James was born in Texas, as were his parents.

Dave’s paternal grandmother was named Lola. Lola was born in Texas, as were her parents.

Sources: https://sports.yahoo.com

Birth record of Dave’s father – https://www.ancestry.com

Obituary of Dave’s father – https://www.findagrave.com

Naturalization record of Dave’s mother – https://www.ancestry.com

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