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Mike SchmidtTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1989 MLB Years: 1972-1989
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

Positions3B-2212, 1B-157, SS-24, 2B-7Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Jack Schmidt
Height6-2Weight203BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 27,1949 [68.265]PlaceDayton,Ohio
High SchoolMeadowdale (Dayton,OH)
CollegeOhio University (Athens,OH)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (30th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsTony Lucadello
MLB DebutSeptember 12,1972 [22.350]
OrganizationsPHI [19] Awards30Awards Voting12-1668
TBC Player ID17692Retrosheet IDschmm001MLBAM ID121836
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Ohio University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1973 ... The Philadelphia Phillies retired his #20 on May 26, 1990
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power94Contact34XBH90RBIs89Runs68Hitting64Durability76Team.503Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971ReadingEastAA-2174237275071831000000000.211.211.350.5618316237.183.139.139.2520.000.000.003.3829.6332.00
1972EugenePCLAAA-22131436801272362691000000000.291.291.550.84124055436.246.259.259.3810.000.000.005.9616.7743.31
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi223b2213342700130051510000.206.325.294.61910140.333.088.235.29912.5037.503.002.5034.0014.29
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b2313236743721101852826213691438.196.324.373.69713729443.249.177.362.32214.0030.702.194.0620.3940.28
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b24162568108160287361162312106138435144.282.395.546.94131071686.311.264.470.41715.4520.121.305.2515.7844.38
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b251585629314034338952912101180461107.249.367.523.89029475674.296.274.484.39714.9926.711.785.6414.7953.57
1976Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b2616058411215331438107149100149113787.262.376.524.90030673705.285.262.442.40614.1821.131.495.3915.3747.71
1977Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b27154544114149271138101158104122919410.274.393.574.96731276667.282.300.504.41515.5918.291.175.7014.3251.01
1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b2814551393129272217819691103408124.251.364.435.79922350616.272.184.386.35714.7716.721.133.4124.4338.76
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b2916054110913725445114951201153291213.253.386.564.95030574675.236.311.540.40717.7817.040.966.6712.0254.01
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b3015054810415725848121125891192013106.286.380.6241.00434281652.277.338.513.42813.6518.251.347.3611.4251.59
1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b311023547811219231911247371403189.316.435.6441.07922852434.318.328.556.46716.8216.360.977.1411.4246.43
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b3214851410814426335871471071313071711.280.403.547.95028164631.307.267.488.40916.9620.761.225.5514.6944.44
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b3315453410413616440109781281483041710.255.399.524.92328060669.274.269.507.40119.1322.121.165.9813.3544.12
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b34151528931462333610657921164081415.277.383.536.91928362632.286.259.430.39814.5618.351.265.7014.6742.47
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi201b-3b351585498915231533931387117306810.277.375.532.90729269645.294.255.410.39313.4918.141.345.1216.6445.39
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b361605529716029137119128984709258.290.390.547.93730267657.280.257.417.39613.5512.790.945.6314.9241.88
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b3714752288153280351132183802061517.293.388.548.93628663613.286.255.416.39413.5413.050.965.7114.9141.18
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b38108390529721212623049426061011.249.337.405.74215835451.249.156.290.32710.869.310.862.6632.5036.08
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi203b394214819307062801211700346.203.297.372.6695513172.188.169.304.29512.219.880.813.4924.6743.33
MLB Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter240483521506223440859548159517492150718837916108201156.267.380.527.9074404101510062.280.260.450.00014.9818.711.255.4515.2445.43
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20567310717730734122000000000.263.263.480.74332371673.224.217.217.0000.000.000.005.0519.7940.11
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter131436801272362691000000000.291.291.550.84124055436.246.259.259.0000.000.000.005.9616.7743.31
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter74237275071831000000000.211.211.350.5618316237.183.139.139.0000.000.000.003.3829.6332.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter240483521506223440859548159517492150718837916108201156.267.380.527.9074404101510062.280.260.450.00014.9818.711.255.4515.2445.43
Average MLB - Per 162 games162563101151274371071261021275171411.267.380.527.90729768678.280.260.450.00014.9818.711.255.4515.2445.43
Average Minor - Per 162 games162532851402462796000000000.263.263.480.74325556532.224.217.217.0000.000.000.005.0519.7940.11

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi223B11-76621132827.9642.450.36-----1384.67.1
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi222B1-8441-98.8898.001.00-----137.70.6
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi233B125-9391012511730369352.9542.820.37-----13294.777.2
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi232B5-104---441.0000.800.40-----1323.83.1
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi231B2-12144121918.9479.001.50-----1321.51.2
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23SS2-3-1--111.0000.500.33-----1321.51.2
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi243B162--1344042640564538.9543.32------162100.0100.0
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi253B151--1323682430524500.9543.31------15895.693.2
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25SS10--722223129.9352.90------1586.36.2
1976Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi263B160--1393772129537516.9613.23------160100.098.8
1977Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi273B149--1063961933521502.9643.37------15496.892.0
1977Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27SS2--24-1661.0003.00------1541.31.2
1977Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi272B1--111-32.6672.00------1540.60.6
1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi283B139--983241634438422.9633.04------14595.985.8
1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28SS1---1--111.0001.00------1450.70.6
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi293B157--1143612336498475.9543.03------16098.196.9
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29SS2--12-2331.0001.50------1601.31.2
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi303B149--983722731497470.9463.15------15099.392.0
1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi313B101--742491520338323.9563.20------10299.094.4
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi323B148--1103242328457434.9502.93------148100.091.4
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi333B153--1073321929458439.9592.87------15499.494.4
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33SS2--11--221.0001.00------1541.31.2
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi343B145--853292619440414.9412.86------15196.089.5
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi341B2--81-1991.0004.50------1511.31.2
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34SS1---------------1510.70.6
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi351B106--88083789970963.9939.08------15867.165.4
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi353B54--31109118151140.9272.59------15834.233.3
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35SS1---1--111.0001.00------1580.60.6
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi363B124--78220627304298.9802.40------16077.577.0
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi361B35--26918226289287.9938.20------16021.921.7
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi373B138--873151228414402.9712.91------14793.985.2
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi371B9--513175554.9826.00------1476.15.6
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37SS3---1--111.0000.33------1472.01.9
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi383B104--732221917314295.9392.84------10896.364.6
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi381B3--31--441.0001.33------1082.81.9
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi393B42--1871889789.9182.12------42100.025.9
MLB Totals for 3B - 18 season(s)-   3B2212-10151591504531345069496636.9553.006.54-----22120.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B157-1212251101112513461335.9928.50111.25-----1570.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 9 season(s)-   SS24-31133254644.9571.8314.67-----240.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B7-18952-1614.8752.000.78-----70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22---1-11-----
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23--252125-----
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24-----162-----
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25----10151-----
1976Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26-----160-----
1977Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27---12149-----
1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28----1139-----
1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29----2157-----
1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30-----149-----
1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31-----101-----
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32-----148-----
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33----2153-----
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34--2-1145-----
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35--106-154-----
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36--35--124-----
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37--9-3138-----
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi38--3--104-----
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi39-----42-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB26313142002000100000.308.308.462.7706213.333.154.1540.007.690.000.000.0050.00
1977Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB27416210001002300000.063.167.063.2301018.077.000.12511.1116.671.500.000.000.00
1978Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB28415132001002200000.200.294.333.6275217.231.133.26711.7611.761.000.000.0066.67
1980Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB30524151001101600000.208.240.250.4906125.278.042.1254.0024.006.000.000.0020.00
1980Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB30621681027004300000.381.480.7141.19415325.375.333.52416.0012.000.758.0010.5037.50
1981Philadelphia PhilliesDiv SeriesMLB31516341012004200000.250.400.500.9008220.231.250.50020.0010.000.505.0016.0050.00
1983Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB33415572012002300000.467.529.8001.32912317.545.333.46711.7617.651.505.8815.0042.86
1983Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB33520010000000600000.050.050.050.1001020.071.000.0000.0030.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs516341012004200000.250.400.500.9008220.231.250.50020.0010.000.505.0016.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs2083102070171071500000.241.300.361.66130890.284.120.2177.7816.672.141.1183.0040.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs1141691027004900000.220.289.390.67916345.233.170.2688.8920.002.254.4420.5033.33

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi40Broadcaster1627785.47518.05Nick Leyva
2004Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+Minorphi54Manager1365581.40422.55 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [30]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1973National League Player of the Week (June 4-June 10)1
1976National League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... National League Player of the Week (April 12-April 18) ... NL Player of the Month (April)3
1977National League Gold Glove (Third Base)1
1978National League Gold Glove (Third Base)1
1979National League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... NL Player of the Month (July)2
1980National League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... National League Most Valuable Player ... NL Player of the Month (May) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (3B) ... World Series MVP5
1981National League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... National League Most Valuable Player ... NL Player of the Month (August) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (3B)4
1982National League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... NL Player of the Month (July) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (3B)3
1983National League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (3B)2
1984National League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... National League Player of the Week (April 30-May 6) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (3B)3
1986National League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... National League Most Valuable Player ... National League Player of the Week (April 21-April 27) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (3B)4
1987National League Player of the Week (April 13-April 19)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll352,130,300-11100++370,78060,0002,130,300
1986Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll362,136,666-31100++386,34760,0004,266,966
1987Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll372,127,333-11100++344,90660,0006,394,299
1988Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll382,250,000-31100++392,10762,5008,644,299
1989Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll3962,500-69145-429,80262,5008,706,799
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red