Saturday, February 27, 2010
Mike Schmidt was the best third baseman to play for the Philadelphia Phillies. He started his career in 1972. Schmidt played every game of his career in a Phillies uniform. He hit 548 homeruns and helped the Phillies beat the Kansas City Royals in the 1980 World Series. The World Series MVP was awarded to Schmidt. This was the first time that the Phillies won the World Series. Schmidt retired in 1989 and was eventually inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame in 1995. He will be remembered as one of the best players in Phillies history.