Mike Schmidt (1949- ) Third baseman. Schmidt played 18 seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies. He was a twelve-time All-Star and a three-time winner of the National League (NL) Most Valuable Player award (MVP. He compiled 548 home runs and 1,595 runs batted in (RBIs), and led the NL in home runs eight times and in RBIs four times. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1995.
8 ½” x 11” typed letter signed, personal stationery, January 6, 1987 to Roger Turco. “…My 500th home run was a very saisfing milestone in my career, but it would have been far overshadowed had we been able to bring another championship back to Philadelphia….”