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Keith Anthony ("Tony") Phillips (b. April 25, 1959 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a former Major League Baseball utility player who had an 18 year career from 1982 to 1999. He played first base, second base, shortstop, third base, outfielder and designated hitter. He played for the Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers, California/Anaheim Angels, Chicago White Sox, and Toronto Blue Jays of the American League and the New York Mets of the National League. April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Atlanta is the capital of and largest city in the U.S. state of Georgia. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The position of the first baseman First base, or 1B, is the first of four stations on a baseball diamond which must be touched in succession by a base runner in order to score a run for that players team. ... The position of the second baseman A second baseman often ranges onto the outfield grass to field a ground ball A second baseman is the baseball player guarding second base. ... The position of the shortstop A shortstop moves to his left, toward the center of the field, to play a ground ball Shortstop, abbreviated SS, is the baseball fielding position between second and third base. ... The position of the third baseman A third baseman, abbreviated 3B, is the player in the sport of baseball whose responsibility is to defend the area nearest to third base, the third of four bases a baserunner must touch in a counterclockwise succession in order to score a run. ... An outfielder moves in to catch a fly ball Outfielder is a collective term including left fielder, center fielder, and right fielder, the three positions in baseball farthest from the batter. ... A designated hitter, or DH, is a baseball player who is chosen at the start of a game to bat in place of the pitcher. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) West Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (9) 1989 â€¢ 1974 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1972 1930 â€¢ 1929 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 AL Pennants (15) 1990 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1974 1973 â€¢ 1972 â€¢ 1931 â€¢ 1930 1929 â€¢ 1914 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 â€¢ 1905 â€¢ 1902 West Division titles (13) [1... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1998-present) East Division (1969-1997) Major league titles World Series titles (4) 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 â€¢ 1935 AL Pennants (9) 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 â€¢ 1940 1935 â€¢ 1934 â€¢ 1909 â€¢ 1908 1907 Central Division titles (0) None East Division Champs (3) 1987 â€¢ 1984 â€¢ 1972... Major league affiliations American League (1961-present) West Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 2002 AL Pennants (1) 2002 West Division titles (5) 2005 â€¢ 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1982 1979 Wild card berths (1) 2002 Major league nicknames Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005-present) Anaheim Angels (1997... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 2005 â€¢ 1917 â€¢ 1906 AL Pennants (6) 2005 â€¢ 1959 â€¢ 1919 â€¢ 1917 1906 â€¢ 1901 Central Division titles (2) [1] 2005 â€¢ 2000 West Division titles (2) 1993 â€¢ 1983 Wild card berths... Major league affiliations American League (1977-present) East Division (1977-present) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1992 â€¢ 1993 AL Pennants (2) 1992 â€¢ 1993 East Division titles (5) 1985 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1991 â€¢ 1992 1993 Wild card berths (0) None Major league nicknames Toronto Blue Jays (1977-present) Major league home... The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... It has been suggested that Steve Chilcott be merged into this article or section. ... This article refers to the American baseball league. ...


In 2005, his first year of eligibility, Phillips received less than 5% of the vote (he received 1 vote; the threshold was 26) from the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, thus becoming ineligible to appear on future BBWAA ballots. However, he may eventually be considered for induction into the Hall by the Veterans Committee once 20 years have passed from his date of retirement (therefore, in the year 2020), in accordance with current Hall of Fame rules (enacted in 2001). 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2005 elections to select inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame shall proceed in keeping with rules enacted in 2001. ... Founded in 1908 as the Baseball Writers Association of America, the BBWAA is a professional association for baseball journalists writing for daily newspapers and magazines. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in North America, the display of baseball-related... The Veterans Committee, officially the Committee on Baseball Veterans, is a committee of the National Baseball Hall of Fame that provides a second chance for Hall of Fame election to players passed over in regular Hall of Fame balloting. ... 2020 (MMXX) will be a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External link

  • Baseball-Reference.com - career statistics and analysis

  Results from FactBites:
 
NewStandard: 8/21/97 (520 words)
Phillips, 38, was arrested shortly after midnight on Aug. 10 at an Anaheim motel and later charged with felony cocaine possession.
Phillips was reinstated by arbitrator Henry Bloch in New York on Wednesday -- shortly before the Angels faced the Yankees in a twi-night doubleheader at Anaheim Stadium.
Phillips is expected to be in uniform in the finale of a four-game series between the teams tonight.
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