Michael Jack Schmidt (Schmitty)
Positions: Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: September 27, 1949 in Dayton, OH
High School: Fairview HS (Dayton, OH)
School: Ohio University (Athens, OH)
Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2nd round of the 1971 amateur draft.
Signed June 11, 1971. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 12, 1972 (Age 22.351, 10,918th in MLB history) vs. NYM 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1973 season [*]
Team: Phillies 1972-1989
Agents: Arthur Rosenberg, previously: David Landfield [*]
Last Game: May 28, 1989 (Age 39.243) vs. SFG 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1995 (444/460 ballots).
View Mike Schmidt Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
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