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Phil Garner Speaker Profile

Former Infielder for the Oakland Athletics

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Phil Garner Biography

Phil Garner was born April 30, 1949, in Jefferson City, Tennessee and is a former infielder in Major League Baseball for the Oakland Athletics, Pittsburgh Pirates, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, and San Francisco Giants from 1973 to 1988. He was manager of the Astros from July 14 2004 to August 27 2007, when he was fired along with General Manager Tim Purpura.

Nicknamed Scrap-Iron due to his gritty style of play, Garner's best year as a player was 1979, when he was a member of the World Series champion Pirates, batting .417 in the NL Championship Series and .500 (12 for 24) in the World Series. His icon at the time was the scrappy, similarly-mustachioed cartoon hero Yosemite Sam.

Garner later became a manager for the Milwaukee Brewers, Detroit Tigers and Houston Astros, leading the Astros to the franchise's first ever World Series in 2005.



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