Tony DePhillips

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Tony DePhillips
Born: (1912-09-20)September 20, 1912
New York, New York
Died: May 5, 1994(1994-05-05) (aged 81)
Port Jefferson, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 25, 1943, for the Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
September 12, 1943, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Batting average .100
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 2

Anthony Andrew DePhillips (September 20, 1912 – May 5, 1994) was a Major League Baseball catcher with the Cincinnati Reds. He played for one season in 1943.


DePhillips was born in New York, New York and attended Fordham University.[1] For his career, he compiled a .100 batting average in 20 at-bats, with two runs batted in.[2]

In the late 1950s and early 1960s he served as the physical education teacher at the Henley School in Jamaica Estates, New York.

He also founded a sporting goods store—De Phillips Sports—in Flushing NY, which is still in business as of late 2015

In 1978, he was inducted into the Fordham University Hall of Fame.[3] He died on May 5, 1994 in Port Jefferson, New York at the age of 81.[4]


  1. ^ "Tony DePhillips Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved October 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Tony DePhillips". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved October 4, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Hall of Fame". Official Website of Fordham University Athletics. Retrieved October 4, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Anthony Andrew "Tony" DePhillips". Find A Grave. Retrieved October 4, 2012. 

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