"Stephen Phillips" is a former American baseball analyst for ESPN and baseball executive. He served as the General manager (baseball)/general manager of the New York Mets from 1997 Major League Baseball season/1997 through 2003 Major League Baseball season/2003. He worked as a baseball analyst for ESPN from 2005 until his dismissal on October 25, 2009 after admitting to having sex multiple times with a production assistant at the network.More Steve Phillips on Wikipedia.
[Still, there are exceptions. Such as ESPN's Steve Phillips , perhaps the only general manager who used that behind-the-scenes job as a springboard to a prominent national TV perch.] I had concerns about transitioning into this career, ... I figured the first time a sexy name like (players) Mike Piazza and Al Leiter comes out, I'm the first one out the door.Steve Phillips