Phil Disher

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Philip Branson Disher

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Biographical Information[edit]

First baseman Phil Disher was drafted twice. He was initially taken by the San Francisco Giants in the 45th round of the 2007 amateur draft, but opted not to sign. He was then taken by the Houston Astros in the 15th round of the 2008 amateur draft, one pick ahead of outfielder Joey Butler, and inked a contract. He was signed by scout J.D. Alleva.

He spent two seasons in the Astros chain. With the Tri-City ValleyCats in 2008, he slashed .304/.381/.536 with 13 home runs and 56 RBI in 71 games. He fell to .156/.264/.266 with 4 home runs and 17 RBI in 39 games for the Lexington Legends in 2009 to wrap up his career.