Tony DePhillips

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Tony DePhillips
Born:(1912-09-20)September 20, 1912
New York, New York
Died: May 5, 1994(1994-05-05) (aged 81)
Port Jefferson, New York
Batted: RightThrew: Right
MLB debut
April 25, 1943, for the  Cincinnati Reds
Last MLB appearance
September 12, 1943, for the  Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Batting average .100
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 2

Anthony Andrew DePhillips (September 20, 1912 – May 5, 1994) was a Major League Baseball catcher with the Cincinnati Reds. He played for one season in 1943.



DePhillips was born in New York, New York and attended Fordham University. [1] For his career, he compiled a .100 batting average in 20 at-bats, with two runs batted in. [2]

In the late 1950s and early 1960s he served as the physical education teacher at the Henley School in Jamaica Estates, New York.

He also founded a sporting goods store—De Phillips Sports—in Flushing NY, which is still in business and can be found at 33-05 Francis Lewis Blvd, Bayside Queens.

In 1978, he was inducted into the Fordham University Hall of Fame. [3] He died on May 5, 1994 in Port Jefferson, New York at the age of 81. [4]

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