Wednesday, October 12, 2011

10 Facts About Brandon Phillips


If you're a fan of the Reds, or just Major League Baseball for that matter, you know it's a fact that Brandon Phillips is one of the best second basemen in the game today. But did you also know these ten facts about @DatDudeBP

1) If he couldn't play baseball for a living he'd be a sports agent.

2) His favorite drink is milk.  

3) The 2-time Gold Glover's childhood nickname was "Spud".

4) His favorite dessert is an original glazed doughnut from Krispy Kreme.

5) The 2-time All-Star's favorite athlete growing up was former Red Barry Larkin.

 6) His signature gesture after recording base hits is in tribute to his late grandparents.

7) He is an avid bowler who has three perfect games to his credit during his lifetime.

8) The Stone Mountain, Georgia native originally signed a letter of intent to play both baseball and football at the University of Georgia.

9) He is one of only three players in the history of MLB to have amassed 30 homers and 30 steals in a single-season as a second basemen.

10) BP has a younger sister (Porsha, 23) who plays for the San Antonio Silver Stars of the WNBA and a younger brother who is currently in the Los Angeles Angels (P.J., 25) organization.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I think Phillips may have gotten his 4th perfect game of bowling? He posted a picture a couple of days ago on twitter where he had signed a pin. I assumed this was due to a perfect round. But maybe it was just for the alley because he is famous.