Tartabull was sentenced to 180-days in jail after failing to pay child support for two sons, Zach and Quinten, in 2011. He never served his prison sentence and now LA County has added him to their “most wanted” deadbeat dads list.
The 1991 AL All-Star is even featured on a wanted poster.
The poster reads: “On January 24, 2011, Mr. Tartabull entered a plea of no contest to Penal Code Section 166(a)(4) for failing to support his two sons. He failed to comply with the terms of his probation and on May 2, 2012, he was ordered to surrender and serve 180 days in county jail. Mr. Tartabull failed to appear and the court issued a warrant for his arrest with bail set at $200,000. Mr. Tartabull is a former star baseball player.”
In 14 seasons at the major league level the now 50-year-old hit .273/.363/.496 with 262 home runs and 925 RBI.