Thomas H. Phoebus
April 7, 1942 - September 5, 2019



Thomas H. Phoebus, 77, of Palm City, FL passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at his home.  Tom, as he was lovingly known, was born to Mason Phoebus and  Angela Rose (nèe Elmo) Phoebus.  He was born and raised mostly by his loving mother Angela Rose in Baltimore, MD and attended Mount Saint Joseph High School.

Tom grew up playing stickball on the streets of Hampden.  He moved with his family to Bradenton, Florida in 1978.  He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, college football, an occasional game of golf, and good food.

Later, Tom got called up to the big leagues at the end of 1966 pitching back to back shutouts as an Oriole where he also pitched a no-hitter against the Boston Red Sox on April 27, 1968.  He won the 2nd game of the 1970 World Series. He was a Pitcher with the Baltimore Orioles, San Diego Padres, and Chicago Cubs.

After Tom’s professional baseball career he went back to college and graduated from the University of South Florida and taught Physical Education mostly at Windmill Point Elementary.

Tom is survived by his two sons, Joseph Alexander Phoebus of Winter Haven, FL, and Thomas Stephen Phoebus and his wife Renee Phoebus of Winter Haven, FL.

Tom’s funeral service will be in Bradenton, FL at a later date yet to be determined.  

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted under the care of Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stuart Chapel.  Online condolences and expressions of sympathy can be made by visiting


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