Eddie Phillips (catcher)
February 17, 1901|
|Died: December 10, 1992
Buffalo, New York
|May 4, 1924, for the Boston Braves|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 29, 1935, for the Cleveland Indians|
|Runs batted in||126|
|Career highlights and awards|
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.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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