Phillip Raymond Stephenson
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 1", Weight 195 lb.
- School Wichita State University
- High School Guthrie High School
- Debut April 5, 1989
- Final Game October 4, 1992
- Born September 19, 1960 in Guthrie, OK USA
Stephenson was named Baseball America's 1988-89 winter league player of the year while playing for the Águilas del Zulia. He was named MVP of the Venezuelan League and led the league with 9 home runs and 42 RBI. He nearly won the triple crown but his .318 batting average was second to Carlos Martinez's .331. He also batted .385 with 3 home runs and 7 RBI during the 1989 Caribbean Series and was named the tournament's MVP.
After his pro career, Stephenson was a coach for the Wichita Wranglers in 1998-1999 and spent 2000 as a volunteer coach at Wichita State University. He was head coach at Dodge City Community College from 2006-2021.
Phil is the brother of Gene Stephenson, his coach in college.
He holds the NCAA record for most career stolen bases.
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|1996||Abilene Prairie Dogs||Texas-Louisiana League||67-31||1st||Independent Leagues||League Champs|
|1997||Cape Fear Crocs||South Atlantic League||66-74||9th||Montreal Expos||Lost in 1st round|