Tony Phillips Bio, Net Worth, Height, Facts

Tony Phillips
  • Name: Tony Phillips
  • Age at Death: 56 years old
  • Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
  • Occupation: Baseball Player
  • Net Worth: Pending
  • Status: Deceased

Tony Phillips was a former professional baseball player. He was 5ft 10in tall and played a total of 18 years in the MLB. He was born Keith Anthony Phillips on April 25, 1959 in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended Roswell High School where he played for the Hornets.

Phillips made is professional debut with the Oakland Athletics in 1982. He recorded his first 5-for-5 hit for the cycle against the Orioles in 1986. He went on to win the 1989 World Series over the San Francisco Giants. Phillips joined the Detroit Tigers later that year. In 1993, he led the American League with 132 walks and was subsequently ranked 16th most valuable players in the MLB. He was traded to the California Angels in 1995. Phillips played for seven different teams before his retirement from the MLB in 1999. He played briefly in the Independent Leagues for the Yuma Scorpions and later the Pittsburg Mettle.

Tony Phillips was arrested in 1997 on cocaine related charges. The charges was dismissed in 1999 after he successfully completed counseling and stayed drug free. Phillips died on February 19, 2016 at the age of 56. His reported cause of death was heart attack. He was married to “Debbie Phillips” and they have two children.

Tony Phillips Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Tony Phillips Age, Birthday, Married

  • Birth Name: Keith Anthony Phillips
  • Birthday: April 25, 1959
  • Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
  • Occupation: Professional Baseball Player
  • Years Active: 1982-1999
  • Net Worth : Salary:
  • Marriage(s): Debbie Phillips
  • Death-O-Meter: Dead
  • Died: February 19, 2016
  • Cause of Death: Heart Attack
  • Place of Death: Arizona, U.S.

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