Dr. Charles Steinberg, who served as executive vice president/public affairs for the Red Sox from 2002 through 2007, will return to the club as senior advisor to team president Larry Lucchino.
Steinberg has served as senior advisor on public affairs to Commissioner Bud Selig since 2010 and had an office with Selig in Milwaukee.
The 100th Anniversary of Fenway Park marks an extraordinary time in the history of the Red Sox, and our ownership group was eager to have ‘Dr. Charles’ return to be an active and creative participant,” Lucchino said. “We are grateful that Commissioner Selig has agreed to let him return at this historic time for our franchise.”
Said Steinberg: “It is an honor to return for the celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Fenway Park. And to again help foster, nurture, and enhance the connection between the passionate fans of Red Sox Nation and their beloved ballclub and ballpark.”
Steinberg began his career with his hometown Baltimore Orioles under Lucchino from 1988-1993. He went with Lucchino to the San Diego Padres in 1995 and to the Red Sox in 2002.
Steinberg left the Red Sox in December, 2007, to join the Los Angeles Dodgers, for whom he was executive vice president/public relations and marketing before joining the commissioner’s office in 2010.
Selig said: “I thank Charles for his efforts on behalf of Major League Baseball over the last two years, and I congratulate him as he returns to the Boston Red Sox, an organization he served very well. It seems fitting that he will now be able to take part in planning the festivities for the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park.”