MLB Second Baseman who was named to back-to-back National League All-Star teams in 2010 and 2011 while playing for the Cincinnati Reds. In 2015 he was named a finalist for the Gold Glove award.
His Redan High School jersey was retired after he graduated.
He was traded from the Cleveland Indians to the Cincinnati Reds in 2006. A year later he became one of three players in the league to hit at least 30 home runs and steal at least 30 bases.
He has children named Micole and Micah. His sister Porsha Phillips became an WNBA player and his brother PJ Phillips also became a professional baseball player.
He was joined by All-Star first baseman Joey Votto on the Cincinnati Reds in 2007.