Ed Phillips (pitcher)

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Ed Phillips
Relief pitcher
Born: (1944-09-20)September 20, 1944
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Died: September 20, 2017(2017-09-20) (aged 73)
Wells, Maine
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 9, 1970, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
August 29, 1970, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Games played 18
Win–loss record 0–2
Earned run average 5.32
Strikeouts 23
Innings pitched 23⅔

Norman Edwin Phillips (September 20, 1944 – September 20, 2017) was a middle relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1970 season.

Listed at 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and 190 pounds (86 kg), Phillips batted and threw right-handed. He was selected by the Red Sox in the 1966 draft out of Colby College. The Ardmore, Oklahoma, native grew up in Portland, Maine, where he graduated from Deering High School.

In 18 relief appearances with Boston, Phillips posted a 0–2 record with a 5.32 ERA without a save, giving up 14 runs on 29 hits and 10 walks while striking out 23 in 23⅔ innings of work.

He died of cancer on his 73rd birthday, September 20, 2017.[1]

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