Eddie Phillips (catcher)

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Eddie Phillips
Catcher
Born: (1901-02-17)February 17, 1901
Worcester, Massachusetts
Died: December 10, 1992(1992-12-10) (aged 91)
Buffalo, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 4, 1924 for the Boston Braves
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1935 for the Cleveland Indians
Career statistics
Batting average .237
Home runs 14
Runs batted in 126
Teams

Edward David Phillips (February 17, 1901 – January 26, 1968) born in Worcester, Massachusetts, was a catcher for the Boston Braves (1924), Detroit Tigers (1929), Pittsburgh Pirates (1931), New York Yankees (1932), Washington Senators (1934) and Cleveland Indians (1935).

He helped the Yankees win the 1932 World Series.

In 6 seasons he played in 312 games and had 997 at bats, 82 runs, 236 hits, 54 doubles, 6 triples, 14 home runs, 126 RBI, 3 stolen bases, 104 walks, .237 batting average, .312 on-base percentage, .345 slugging percentage, 344 total bases and 15 sacrifice hits.

He died in Buffalo, New York at the age of 66.

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