Milton Bernard Thompson
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 170 lb.
- School Howard University
- High School Magruder High School
- Debut September 4, 1984
- Final Game July 28, 1996
- Born January 5, 1959 in Washington, DC USA
Milt Thompson played 13 major league seasons as an outfielder, exclusively for National League teams. He played in the 1993 World Series for the Philadelphia Phillies, hitting .313 and slugging .688 in his team's loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.
He was the minor league outfield/baserunning coordinator of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 1997. He re-joined the Phillies' organization as a coach for the Reading Phillies in 1998-1999. From 2000 to 2003, he was the Phillies' minor league outfield/baserunning coordinator. Thompson was a member of the Phillies' major league coaching staff from 2004 to July 22, 2010, including for the win in the 2008 World Series. In 2011 he joined the Houston Astros as minor-league outfield and baserunning instructor. Thompson became a coach for the Wilmington Blue Rocks in 2014.
Source: Philadelphia Daily News, July 23, 2010, Page 89