Schmidt’s homer gives Phillies 1980 NL East title
Craig Muder is the director of communications for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Phillies’ Mike Schmidt wins first MVP award
For Mike Schmidt, 1980 was a year of great significance.
Astrodome barely contains Mike Schmidt’s blast
Early in his career, Mike Schmidt gave the baseball world a taste of his prodigious power.
Schmidt combined power, fielding prowess at hot corner
Mike Schmidt was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1995 in his first year of eligibility.
Schmidt’s blast proves the difference in wild win at Wrigley
On May 17, 1979, Mike Schmidt led the Phillies to a 23-22 win at Wrigley Field.