Brandon Phillips Net Worth: Brandon Phillips is an American professional baseball player and a part-owner of the Lexington Legends of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. Phillips played in Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Angels, and Boston Red Sox (MLB). Phillips’ most notable statistics in the MLB included a.275 batting average, 2,026 hits, and 210 home runs.
Brandon Phillips Early Life
Brandon Emil Phillips was born in Raleigh, North Carolina on June 28th, 1981. Phillips grew up in an athletic family. James Phillips, his father, owns a baseball complex in Georgia. Porsha Phillips, his sister, is a WNBA player, and his brother, PJ Phillips, manages a professional baseball team.
Brandon Phillips Career
Phillips attended Redan High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia, where he played basketball and baseball. In December 2003, Redan High School retired his #7 jersey. He was an incredible athlete in high school, earning a reputation for his abilities across the state and country.
As a kid, Phillips’ favourite baseball player was Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin. After signing a letter of intent to play baseball and football at the University of Georgia, Phillips was drafted as a shortstop by the Montreal Expos in the second round of the 1999 MLB draught.
He chose not to play college baseball and instead signed with the Expos. Phillips spent three seasons in the minors before being traded by the Expos to the Cleveland Indians.
Brandon Phillips Personal Life
Brandon had been dating Jade Cargill, a professional wrestler, and model, for over five years, and they had a child named Bailey Quinn.
Brandon Phillips Net Worth
Brandon Phillips’ net worth is estimated to be $40 million in 2022. Phillips made the majority of his money while playing for the Cincinnati Reds in the Major League Baseball. Phillips also makes a lot of money through brand endorsements and other business ventures.
Phillips was once regarded as one of the game’s most fluid players. He dazzled audiences with unique plays while appearing to be barely trying. Phillips bats and throws right-handed and stands 6 feet tall and weighs 211 pounds. He was consistently one of the best hitters, providing a good mix of power and average.
Phillips’ enormous potential was highlighted when he was named a Triple-A All-Star in 2005. In 2006, the Cincinnati Reds needed a second baseman and traded for him at the start of the season. In only his second season with the Reds, he became only the third player in Cincinnati history to join the 30/30 club (30 home runs and 30 stolen bases). He won four Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, one Silver Slugger Award, and was named to three National League All-Star teams during his time in Cincinnati.
In the same game, he became the first player in MLB history to have two three-run home runs, seven RBIs, and two stolen bases. The uniform and cleats he wore during that game were displayed in the Baseball Hall of Fame following his performance. With 107 consecutive errorless games, he holds the Reds club record for most consecutive errorless games. Phillips was traded to the Atlanta Braves in 2017 in exchange for minor-league pitchers Andrew McKirahan and Carlos Portuondo.
Phillips batted.291 in 120 games for the Braves, with 11 home runs and 52 RBIs. Phillips was traded to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for cash and Tony Sanchez. Phillips batted.255/.269/.382 in 102 at-bats for the Angels in 24 games. Phillips signed a minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox in 2018 and was traded for cash and Triple-A Pawtucket’s Tony Sanchez. Phillips took the batter’s box. 304 points in 38 games for Pawtucket and 304 points in six games for the Lowell Spinners of the Class A Short Season.
Phillips signed with the Vallejo Admirals of the independent Pacific Association, managed by his younger brother P.J. Phillips, in 2019 and appeared in four games. Later that year, Phillips signed with the Mexican League’s Diablos Rojos del México and appeared in 36 games.
In 2020, Phillips played in eight games for the Baseball Brilliance of the Yinzer Baseball Confederacy. Phillips decided to join the Lexington Legends in their Battle of the Bourbon Trail series later that year, in 2020. Phillips hit his third walk-off home run in three games for the Legends. Phillips became a co-owner of the club in the offseason of 2021 and was officially signed as a player, making him the first Atlantic League player to appear on a roster for a team he co-owns.