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Mike Schmidt

Baseball

Philadelphia Phillies

Played 18 seasons at 3B for the Philadelphia Phillies (1972-89)

Considered as one of the greatest third baseman in baseball history

One of only four players to win 3 NL MVP awards

One of only five players to win back to back NL MVP awards

Career stats: .267 AVG, 1506 R, 2234 H, 548 HR, 1595 RBI, .527 SL%

Career fielding stats: .961 F%, 8357 TC, 2836 PO, 5193 A, 580 DP

12 time NL All-Star selection (1974, 1976-77, 1979-84, 1986-87, 1989)

1 time finished in the NL Top 5 in Batting

12 times finished in the NL Top 5 in HR

8 times led the NL in HR (1974-76, 1980-81, 1983-84, 1986)

9 times finished in the NL Top 5 in RBI

4 times led the NL in RBI (1980-81, 1984, 1986)

9 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Runs

1 time led the NL in Runs (1981)

12 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Extra Base Hits

5 times led the NL in Extra Base Hits (1975-76, 1980-81, 1986)

10 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Total Bases

3 times led the NL in Total Bases (1976, 1980-81)

12 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Walks

4 times led the NL in Walks (1979, 1981-83)

7 times finished in the NL Top 5 in On Base %

3 times led the NL in On Base % (1981-83)

12 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Slugging %

5 times led the NL in Slugging % (1974, 1980-82, 1986)

1 time led the NL in Fileding % at 3B (1986)

7 times led the NL in Assists at 3B (1974, 1976-77, 1980-83)

6 times led the NL in Double Plays at 3B (1978-80, 1982-83, 1987)

Shares Phillies single game record for Most HR with 4 (4/17/76)

Shares Phillies single game record for Most RBI with 8 (4/17/76)

Current rank on Phillies Career Leaders

  • 1st in HR [548]
  • 1st in RBI [1595]
  • 1st in R [1506]
  • 1st in H [2234]
  • 2nd in 2B [408]
  • 1st in XBH [1015]
  • 1st in TB [4404]
  • 1st in BB [1507]
  • 3rd in SL% [.527]

Current rank amongst Phillies Third Basemen:

  • 1st in Total Chances [6949]
  • 2nd in Putouts [1591]
  • 1st in Assists [5045]
  • 1st in Double Plays [450]

All time MLB rank at retirement: 7th in HR, 15th in XBH, and tied for 22nd in RBI

Holds the MLB career record for HR, RBI, and XBH by a third baseman

Holds MLB record for Most HR in a single season by a third baseman with 48 (1980)

Shares the NL record for most seasons leading the league in Assists at 3B with 7

Shares the NL record for most seasons leading the league in Double Plays at 3B with 6

Holds the NL single season record for Assists at 3B with 404 (1974)

Holds the NL record for career Chances at 3B with 6636

Holds the NL record for career Assists at 3B with 5045

Holds the NL record for career Double Plays at 3B with 450

Current rank on the MLB Career Leaders:

  • 12th in HR [548]
  • 30th in RBI [1595]
  • 25th in XBH [1015]
  • 45th in TB [4404]
  • 16th in BB [1507]
  • 49th in SL% [.527]

John Wanamaker Award recipient as Philadelphia Athlete of the Year (1977)

Received the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award (1983)

6 time Silver Slugger Award recipient at third base (1980-84, 1986)

10 time Gold Glove recipient at third base (1976-84, 1986)

3 time NL MVP (1980, 1981, 1986)

Named World Series MVP (1980)

2 time NL Champion with the Phillies (1980, 1983)

Member of the World Series Champion Phillies (1980)

Enshrined in the Phillies Wall of Fame (1990)

Voted Greatest All-Time Phillie in fan poll during the team’s centennial year (1983)

Voted to the Phillies Centennial Team (1983)

His uniform #20 was retired by the Phillies (5/26/90)

Named the Baseball Player of the Decade – 1980’s by The Sporting News

Ranked 28th on The Sporting News list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players (1999)

  • Highest ranked third baseman
  • Highest ranked player whose career began after 1967

Member of the MLB All-Century Team (1999)

Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame (1995)

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