Phillips Hopes to Catch On with the Diablos

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Monday, May 7, 2012 - 6:40pm

Tony Phillips is an 18-year MLB veteran, spending most of his time with the Oakland A's.  After helping coach the A's in 2011, he and a player wanted to settle a bet, and see if Phillips still has it.  So Phillips decided to give baseball another shot, and at age 53, Phillips is trying out in El Paso and working out with the Diablos during Spring Training.  Newschannel 9's Beau Bagley has your 6pm sports!

Here are some of Phillips stats:

Career statistics
Batting average .266
Home runs 160
Runs batted in 819
 

Teams
Oakland Athletics (1982–1989)
Detroit Tigers (1990–1994)
California Angels (1995)
Chicago White Sox (1996–1997)
Anaheim Angels (1997)
Toronto Blue Jays (1998)
New York Mets (1998)
Oakland Athletics (1999)
 

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