Assistant General Manager
Email Philip (PGuiry@BakersfieldBlaze.com)
Age: 31; Ht: 6-4; Wt: 215; B: R; T: R; Born: 12/21/80, Charleston, S.C. Signed by: Andrew Daugherty; Resides: Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla.; Obtained: Signed by the Idaho Falls Chukars in the 1st round of the 2009 Free-Agent Intern Draft.
CAREER NOTES: In 2012...Contracted, and successfully overcame, an acute Tim Tebow virus infection in his neural processor...batted a team-leading .970 during staff batting practice...represented front office during $250 thousand dollar renovation of Sam Lynn Ballpark, including paved parking lot, painted ballpark, new seating areas and fresh outfield wall...broke personal record by shaking hands and kissing babies 5,200 times...in 2011...as Assistant General Manager for the Bakersfield Blaze, Philip stood atop outfield wall like a circus traveler, changing the bulbs in the Sam Lynn Ballpark outfield scoreboard...was voted Manliest Beard in Blaze organization...combined to total more than 4,000 handshakes and kissed babies to set personal record, now broken...in 2010...with Idaho Falls (Rk) of the Pioneer League, worked mainly as Assistant to the Traveling Secretary, while also working as Head Groundskeeper during High School season...put in time as mascot (Charlie)....wrote and updated Game Notes for all 64 games...created "Animal Farm" sandwich (1 cheeseburger, 1 pulled pork, 1 chicken patty, onion ring, bbq sauce), despite being vegetarian...handled on-field promotions, including painting of "Put It In Your Pie Hole" game board....technically engineered radio broadcasts...helped guide team to 2010 Bob Frietas Award for Short Season Rookie...appeared as color commentator for several games...bullpen pitcher (1g)....pitched slower than a 13 year-old girl (speed pitch, 58-54mph)...in 2009...began year in the Intern Bullpen before moving into regular office, used boxes as a desk...driving force behind a top ten MiLB promotion for season ("1 Potato Night")...shot potato gun after National Anthem...spray painted potatoes gold, as trophies...technically engineered 97% of radio broadcasts...spent time on on-field promo DL (broken foot), mastered ticketing system...herded 1,000 children during "Kids Run the Bases" after every game...PERSONAL: Graduated from University of Florida, 2008, with a bachelor's degree in History...enjoys painting, reading about U.S. presidents and baseball history...played in a punk band during college called "Sportscenter," that only sang about sports...listens to all types of music...vast knowledge of useless information...wears a lot of black...dream is to live under grandstands of ballpark.