|Cincinnati Reds — No. 46|
|Born: April 6, 1977 |
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|Major League Baseball debut|
|September 14, 2004 for the New York Yankees|
|Selected MLB statistics|
|Batting average||. First base, or 1B, is the first of four stations on a Baseball diamond which must be touched in succession by a baserunner in order to score a run Events 46 BC - Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato in the Battle of Thapsus Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays Tuscaloosa is a city in west central Alabama in the southern United States. Alabama (formally the State of Alabama;) is a State located in the southern region of the United States of America. Events 81 - Domitian becomes Emperor of the Roman Empire upon the death of his brother Titus. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Batting average is a Statistic in both Cricket and Baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively 253|
|Runs batted in||60|
George Andrew "Andy" Phillips (born on April 6, 1977 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama) is a Major League Baseball first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds. The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the borough of The Bronx, in New York City, New York. Headline events of the year The Boston Red Sox win their first World Series since, ending the Curse of the Bambino. Champions Major League Baseball Regular Season Champions Other champions Minor League Baseball The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati Ohio, USA Calendar Major League Baseball See also 2008 Major League Baseball season Postseason October 1 – ALDS and Events 46 BC - Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato in the Battle of Thapsus Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays Tuscaloosa is a city in west central Alabama in the southern United States. Alabama (formally the State of Alabama;) is a State located in the southern region of the United States of America. First base, or 1B, is the first of four stations on a Baseball diamond which must be touched in succession by a baserunner in order to score a run The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati Ohio, USA He also played for the New York Yankees from 2004-2007. The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the borough of The Bronx, in New York City, New York. Andy was raised in Demopolis, Alabama, where he played baseball for the Demopolis Academy Generals. Demopolis is the largest city in Marengo County, Alabama, United States.
Phillips was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers as a shortstop in the 41st round of the 1995 draft as a high school senior and again by the New York Yankees in the 7th round of the 1999 draft as a college graduate of the University of Alabama. The Milwaukee Brewers are a Major League Baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which plays in the Central Division of the National League Shortstop, abbreviated SS, is the baseball fielding position between second and Third base. Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Atlanta Braves over Cleveland Indians (4-2 Tom Glavine, MVP Twelfth grade, (also known as senior year or Senior 4 in the U Champions Major League Baseball World Series: New York Yankees over Atlanta Braves (4-0 Mariano Rivera, MVP College ( Latin collegium) is a term most often used today to denote an Educational Institution. He signed with the Yankees but did not reach the Major Leagues until a call-up session towards the end of the 2004 season; he made his Major League debut on September 14, 2004. Headline events of the year The Boston Red Sox win their first World Series since, ending the Curse of the Bambino. Events 81 - Domitian becomes Emperor of the Roman Empire upon the death of his brother Titus. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " In his first major league AB, he hit a home run over the Green Monster in Fenway Park off Terry Adams of the Boston Red Sox. In Baseball, an at bat ( AB) or time at bat is used to calculate certain statistics, including Batting average, On base The Green Monster is the nickname of the thirty-seven-foot two-inch (11 Terry Wayne Adams (born March 6, 1973 in Mobile Alabama) is a former Major League Baseball Pitcher. The Boston Red Sox are a Professional baseball team based in Boston Massachusetts, and are the reigning (2007 World Series Champions. Phillips is one of four players to homer in his first AB as a Yankee, joining Marcus Thames, Bubba Crosby,Wilson Betemit, and Todd Zeile. Marcus Markley Thames (pronounced "TIMMS" (born March 6 1977 in Louisville Mississippi) is an Outfielder and First baseman in Major Richard Stephen "Bubba" Crosby (born August 11, 1976 in Bellaire Texas) is a Major League Baseball Outfielder who is Wilson Betemit, pronounced Bay-tah-mee, though many broadcasters mispronounce it Bet-uh-mit, (born November 2, 1981 in Santo Domingo Dominican Todd Edward Zeile (born September 9, 1965 in Van Nuys California) is a former Third baseman and First baseman in Major League He became the 21st player in Major League history to hit a home run on the first pitch of his Major League career.
Also, in 2004, Phillips received the Yankees' Kevin Long "Minor-League Player of the Year" Award in a season where he led all Yankees minor leaguers in batting average (. There are four famous people named Kevin Long: Kevin Long (skateboarder is a professional skateboarder Kevin Long (football is a former 321) and RBI (101), ranked second in HR (30), and was voted the Most Valuable Player of the International League All Star Game after hitting a 10th inning walk-off home run. The International League ( IL) is a Minor league baseball league which operates in the eastern United States. An all-star game is an Exhibition game played by the best players in their Sports league. In Baseball, a walk-off home run is a Home run that ends the game In 2005, Phillips earned the James P. Dawson Award as the Yankees' most outstanding rookie during spring training. 
Phillips' time previous to 2006 at the major league level had been limited to defensive replacement and late season call-up. In 2006, Phillips started the year as the primary backup at first base, behind Jason Giambi. This changed, however, when Gary Sheffield went on the disabled list. In Major League Baseball, the disabled list (DL is a method for teams to remove their injured players from the roster in order to summon healthy players Primary designated hitter Bernie Williams took over the starting right field job, leaving the DH spot open. In Baseball, the designated hitter rule is the common name for Major League Baseball Rule 6 With Jason Giambi's bad knees, and his sub-par defense in the field, he became the primary DH. Phillips took over at first base and played well. This proved manager Joe Torre correct when he said all Phillips needed was more at bats. Joseph Paul Torre (ˈtɔɹi born July 18, 1940 in Brooklyn New York) is the current manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers and a former Major He led the team with a . 333 AVG in June and continued with his . 333 average for the first 22 games of July. His average on July 26, 2007 is 0. 300 with 30 hits in 100 at bats. Earlier, his light hitting triggered GM Brian Cashman to go out and trade for Craig Wilson of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Brian Cashman (born 3 July 1967 in Rockville Centre New York) is an American Major league baseball executive For other uses see Craig Wilson (disambiguation. Craig Allan Wilson (born November 30, 1976 in Fountain Valley The Pittsburgh Pirates are a Major League Baseball club based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Phillips was kept on the roster mostly because of his versatility to play second base or third base. Also, he could play first if Wilson was forced to play the outfield or catcher. Phillips accepted his role as utility infielder.
A family emergency (his mother Linda was hurt in a car crash) caused Phillips to miss much of his 2007 Spring Training with the Yankees. In the end, he only played in 15 games, saw 26 at bats, and had a . 192 average. Due to his inability to make up for lost time and Josh Phelps' (Phillips opponent for a roster spot on the Yankees) outstanding performance (Spring Training stats include 3 home runs, 14 hits, a . Joshua Lee Phelps (born May 12, 1978 in Anchorage Alaska) is a Major League Baseball First baseman for the St 667 slugging percentage, and . 389 batting average), Phillips was passed over for a roster spot on the 2007 team. When informed of manager Joe Torre's decision to go with Phelps over Phillips, Phillips reportedly thanked Torre for the opportunity and asked if Phelps had been informed of the decision yet so he could congratulate him. Joseph Paul Torre (ˈtɔɹi born July 18, 1940 in Brooklyn New York) is the current manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers and a former Major Phillips was called up to the New York Yankees on June 19, 2007 after Phelps was designated for assignment. The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the borough of The Bronx, in New York City, New York. Events 1179 - The Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Designated for assignment is a contractual term used in Major League Baseball. Throughout the 2007 season, Phillips became an important part of the team as a result of injuries to first baseman Jason Giambi and Doug Mientkiewicz. Douglas Andrew Mientkiewicz (mɪntˈkeɪvɪtʃ (born June 19, 1974 in Toledo Ohio) is a First baseman who is with the Pittsburgh Due to these in injuries, Phillips found himself used in the role of primary first baseman for the Yankees. He enjoyed great success through the months of July (hitting . 320 with 16 RBI) and August (hitting . 273 with 7 RBI). On September 2nd, while batting in the 5th inning against Devil Rays starter Jason Hammel, Phillips was hit on the wrist by a pitch. The Tampa Bay Rays are a Major League Baseball franchise based in St Jason Aaron Hammel (born September 2, 1982 in Greenville, South Carolina) is a Major League Baseball Pitcher who plays He would later leave the game and get an MRI and an X-Ray taken. It was announced on September 3rd that Phillips had a fractured wrist and surgery would be required, needing 4-6 weeks, ending his season. Phillips was designated for assignment on December 3, 2007 to make room for Jose Molina. Events 1800 - War of the Second Coalition: Battle of Hohenlinden, French He cleared waivers on December 7, was offered an outright assignment to Triple-A Scranton, but declined the assignment and opted to become a free agent. Events 43 BC - Marcus Tullius Cicero assassinated 1696 - Connecticut Route 108, one of the oldest highways The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees are the Class-AAA Minor league baseball affiliate of the New York Yankees.
On January 4, 2008, Phillips signed a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds. Events 46 BC - Titus Labienus defeats Julius Caesar in the Battle of Ruspina. The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati Ohio, USA On March 28, after hitting . 277 in 2008 Spring Training, he was reassigned to Minor League camp, and began the season with the Cincinnati Reds' Triple-A affiliate. The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati Ohio, USA On May 28, the Reds purchased his contract, and he was added to the active roster. Events 585 BC - A Solar eclipse occurs as predicted by Greek philosopher and scientist Thales, while Alyattes is battling