Friday, February 19, 2016

Tony Phillips, R. I. P.

Tony Phillips, versatile player for Oakland Athletics, dies at age 56: PHOENIX -- Tony Phillips, an infielder and outfielder who made the final defensive play in the Oakland Athletics' sweep of the San Francisco Giants during the earthquake-interrupted 1989 World Series, has died. He was 56.

1 comment:

Don Coffin said...

Maybe the most versatile player in MLB in my lifetime (although Ben Zobrist is giving him a run for it). Over 100 games at every position except catcher, 1B, and CF (97) there. At his best (1990-1995--ages 30-35), a great player. And there are worse players in the baseball Hall of Fame.