A’s outfielder Coco Crisp lists his desert home with Wiffle ball field for $10 million


Professional baseball player Coco Crisp is ready to play ball for his home in Rancho Mirage. The Oakland A’s outfielder and World Series champion has put his sports-centric estate in the affluent Coachella Valley community up for sale at $9.995 million.

Crisp, who bought the property three years ago for $7 million, said in an email that the home has been a great place to entertain, and one can certainly see why.

The 17,870-square-foot Mediterranean, built in 2008, circles the bases in home amenities with a game room, a home theater with stadium seating and a saltwater aquarium. An eight-sided room holds a wine cellar and tasting room, and there’s also an indoor bar.


Formal rooms were designed for large-scale entertaining and have an Old World ambiance. Beamed ceilings, massive stone fireplaces and wrought-iron work are among the interior details. A two-story foyer with two sweeping staircases provides a grand entrance.

The master suite has a separate hot tub, a sauna and a pair of palms that sit beneath a skylight in the bathroom. A total of seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms includes a detached guest house.

A private lake, a swimming pool with a grotto, various patios and a tennis court fill the roughly five-acre grounds. And in a nod to America’s favorite pastime, a Wiffle ball field comes complete with a lighted electronic scoreboard.

Rachelle Rosten and Sally Forster Jones of John Aaroe Group hold the listing.

Crisp, a Los Angeles native, is now in his 15th major league season. The 36-year-old has played for Cleveland, Boston, Kansas City and Oakland, winning a championship with the Red Sox in 2007.


His 49 stolen bases in 2011 tied with New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner for the most swipes in the American League that year.

He owns other property in the Bay Area and Riverside County.

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