Phillips' reaction that night is part of the same personality that makes him excited to meet fans like Grimes.
The next night, Phillips caught the ceremonial first pitch from 8-year-old Chloe Grimes, who is battling cancer for a second time.
Chloe, you add to the story.
Star pitchers when the start of games are delayed by a handful of minutes.
He got down on one knee and wrapped his biggest fan in a one-armed hug.
And I like how he does his airplane.