Mike Schmidt Biography
From Unremarkable To Exceptional, Building A Reputation, Chronology, Awards And Accomplishments, An Uneasy FameCONTACT INFORMATION
American baseball player
In his eighteen-year major league baseball career, Mike Schmidt's skill helped lead his team to five division titles,
two National League (NL) pennant titles, and two World Series games. He was an essential part of the Philadelphia Phillies' 1980 World Series championship—the only one for that team. When he retired in 1989, he ranked seventh in all-time home runs, having hit 548 in major league play. He held major league, team career, and team season records that ranked in the double digits. In his first year of eligibility for baseball's Hall of Fame, Schmidt garnered one of the highest percentages of votes. He was the 26th player to be voted in his first time on the ballot.
Address: Mike Schmidt, 373 Eagle Drive, Jupiter, FL 33477.
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