Who is Dick Phillips?
Richard Eugene Phillips (November 24, 1931 – March 29, 1998) was an American professional baseball player, manager and coach. A native of Racine, Wisconsin, who attended Valparaiso University, Phillips batted left-handed, threw right-handed, stood 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and weighed 180 pounds (82 kg). Phillips' playing career extended from 1951 through 1967, with time out for service in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. An outfielder when he broke into baseball, he later was a first baseman, second baseman and shortstop. He spent his first decade in professional baseball in the minor leagues, mostly in the farm systems of the Milwaukee Braves and San Francisco Giants. After he won the 1961 Pacific Coast League MVP Award, the Giants gave the 30-year-old Phillips his first Major League opportunity at the outset of the 1962 season, however he went hitless in three at bats and was returned to the minors at the May roster cutdown. The following season, the Giants sold Phillips' contract to the Washington Senators where he would spend the entire 1963 and 1964 campaigns on Washington's roster, starting 67 games at first base for the 1963 Senators and 52 more there in 1964. In 1965, he returned to the minors, as a first baseman with the Senators' Triple-A Hawaii Islanders affiliate. Apart from a late-season call-up in 1966, he spent the remainder of his playing career with Hawaii.As a Major Leaguer, Phillips compiled a lifetime batting average of .229, with 136 hits, 12 home runs and 60 runs batted in. Phillips remained in the game after his playing career ended, scouting for the Pittsburgh Pirates and managing in the farm systems of the Minnesota Twins, San Diego Padres and Milwaukee Brewers from 1973 to 1979 and 1981 to 1983. He also spent the 1980 season as a coach with the Padres under manager Jerry Coleman. In his final professional baseball assignments, he managed in independent league baseball in 1995–96. Phillips served as manager of the PCL's Vancouver Canadians in 1982–83, and also was the team's assistant general manager during the early 1990s. He died in Burnaby, British Columbia, at the age of 66.
In What Year(When) Dick Phillips Died? Date of Death, What Year Did He Die?
In what year Dick Phillips died, in which year he died, questions such as the date of death are being wondered. Dick Phillips passed away in 1998. Dick Phillips full date of death is 28 March 1998. Dick Phillips passed away on this date. In what year Dick Phillips died, the answer to the question is 1998.
How old was Dick Phillips when died?
Dick Phillips died in 1998. Dick Phillips was 66 when he died.
How many years ago did Dick Phillips die?
Dick Phillips died in 1998. So since we are now in 2022, Dick Phillips passed away about 24 years ago.
How many days has Dick Phillips been dead?
It has been approximately 9014 days since Dick Phillips died.
How many months has it been since Dick Phillips died?
Dick Phillips has been dead approximately 300 months.
Where did Dick Phillips die? Place of Death
Dick Phillips closed his eyes on 28 March 1998 at Burnaby, British Columbia. The place of death is Burnaby, British Columbia.
When was Dick Phillips born?
Dick Phillips was born on 23 November 1931. Dick Phillips was born in 1931.
Where was Dick Phillips Born? Place of birth
Dick Phillips opened its eyes on 23 November 1931 at Racine, Wisconsin. Place of birth is Racine, Wisconsin.
How old would Dick Phillips be today if were alive?
Dick Phillips, who died in 1998, would have been 90 if were alive today.
Is Dick Phillips Dead?
Dick Phillips died in 1998. Is Dick Phillips dead? The answer to the question is Yes.