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Jack Phillips (at right) with Joe DiMaggio
Jack Phillips (at right) with Joe DiMaggio

A World Series Ring in Potsdam

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The Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals are back at it tonight with Game 4 of baseball's 100th World Series. One man in the North Country will be watching with an insider's perspective. 83 year-old Jack Phillips of Potsdam was a New York Yankee when the Yankees beat Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers for the championship in 1947. Phillips played with the Yankees, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the Detroit Tigers in 9 major league seasons. He shared the field with the biggest of legends: Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Honus Wagner. In the North Country, he's best known for his role as a coach at Clarkson University for 24 years. David Sommerstein stopped by Jack Phillips' home to watch a playoff game and talk baseball.

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