Mike Schmidt Stats

Mike Schmidt was born on Tuesday, September 27, 1949, in Dayton, Ohio. Schmidt was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 12, 1972, with the Philadelphia Phillies. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Mike Schmidt baseball stats page.

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"Anytime you think you have the game conquered, the game will turn around and punch you right in the nose." - Mike Schmidt in Complete Idiot's Guide to Sports History and Trivia (Mike McGovern, Alpha Publishing, 10/01/2001, 'America's First Great Sport', Page 42) [ Mike Schmidt Quotes ]

Mike Schmidt

Mike Schmidt Autograph on a 1990 Upper Deck (#20)

Mike Schmidt Autograph on a 1990 Upper Deck (#20)

Birth Name:
Michael Jack Schmidt
Nickname:
Iron Mike or Schmitty
Born On:
09-27-1949  (Libra)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Dayton, Ohio
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Fairview High School (Dayton, OH)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
203
First Game:
09-12-1972 (Age 22)
Last Game:
05-28-1989
Draft:
1971 : 2nd Round (30th)

Mike Schmidt

Mike Schmidt Pitching Stats

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Mike Schmidt

Mike Schmidt Hitting Stats

1972 23 Phillies 13 34 2 7 0 0 1 0 3 5 0 15 0 0 1 0 .206 .325 .294
1973 24 Phillies 132 367 43 72 11 0 18 2 52 62 3 136 1 4 9 8 .196 .324 .373
1974 25 Phillies 162 568 108 160 28 7 36 0 116 106 14 138 3 5 4 4 .282 .395 .546
1975 26 Phillies 158 562 93 140 34 3 38 0 95 101 10 180 6 1 4 7 .249 .367 .523
1976 27 Phillies 160 584 112 153 31 4 38 0 107 100 8 149 3 7 11 7 .262 .376 .524
1977 28 Phillies 154 544 114 149 27 11 38 0 101 104 4 122 1 9 9 10 .274 .393 .574
1978 29 Phillies 145 513 93 129 27 2 21 0 78 91 12 103 0 8 4 4 .251 .364 .435
1979 30 Phillies 160 541 109 137 25 4 45 1 114 120 12 115 2 9 3 13 .253 .386 .564
1980 31 Phillies 150 548 104 157 25 8 48 1 121 89 10 119 0 13 2 6 .286 .380 .624
1981 32 Phillies 102 354 78 112 19 2 31 1 91 73 18 71 0 3 4 9 .316 .435 .644
1982 33 Phillies 148 514 108 144 26 3 35 0 87 107 17 131 0 7 3 11 .280 .403 .547
1983 34 Phillies 154 534 104 136 16 4 40 2 109 128 17 148 0 4 3 10 .255 .399 .524
1984 35 Phillies 151 528 93 146 23 3 36 0 106 92 14 116 0 8 4 15 .277 .383 .536
1985 36 Phillies 158 549 89 152 31 5 33 0 93 87 8 117 0 6 3 10 .277 .375 .532
1986 37 Phillies 160 552 97 160 29 1 37 0 119 89 25 84 0 9 7 8 .290 .390 .547
1987 38 Phillies 147 522 88 153 28 0 35 0 113 83 15 80 0 6 2 17 .293 .388 .548
1988 39 Phillies 108 390 52 97 21 2 12 0 62 49 10 42 0 6 6 11 .249 .337 .405
1989 40 Phillies 42 148 19 30 7 0 6 0 28 21 4 17 0 3 0 6 .203 .297 .372
18 Years 2,404 8,352 1,506 2,234 408 59 548 7 1,595 1,507 201 1,883 16 108 79 156 .267 .380 .527

Mike Schmidt

Mike Schmidt Fielding Stats

1972 Phillies 2B 1 1 24 9 9.0 8 4 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 9.00
1972 Phillies 3B 11 7 228 28 2.5 27 6 21 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .964 3.20
1973 Phillies 1B 2 2 36 19 9.5 18 14 4 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .947 13.50
1973 Phillies 2B 4 0 30 4 1.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.60
1973 Phillies 3B 125 104 2,817 369 3.0 352 101 251 17 30 n/a n/a n/a .954 3.37
1973 Phillies SS 2 0 9 1 0.5 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1974 Phillies 3B 162 161 4,300 564 3.5 538 134 404 26 40 n/a n/a n/a .954 3.38
1975 Phillies 3B 151 150 3,987 524 3.5 500 132 368 24 30 n/a n/a n/a .954 3.39
1975 Phillies SS 10 6 201 31 3.1 29 7 22 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .935 3.90
1976 Phillies 3B 160 160 4,272 537 3.4 516 139 377 21 29 n/a n/a n/a .961 3.26
1977 Phillies 2B 1 0 12 3 3.0 2 1 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 4.50
1977 Phillies 3B 149 149 3,898 521 3.5 502 106 396 19 33 n/a n/a n/a .964 3.48
1977 Phillies SS 2 0 19 6 3.0 6 2 4 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.53
1978 Phillies 3B 139 139 3,646 438 3.2 422 98 324 16 34 n/a n/a n/a .963 3.13
1978 Phillies SS 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1979 Phillies 3B 157 156 4,033 498 3.2 475 114 361 23 36 n/a n/a n/a .954 3.18
1979 Phillies SS 2 1 27 3 1.5 3 1 2 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1980 Phillies 3B 149 149 3,945 497 3.3 470 98 372 27 31 n/a n/a n/a .946 3.22
1981 Phillies 3B 101 101 2,548 338 3.3 323 74 249 15 20 n/a n/a n/a .956 3.42
1982 Phillies 3B 148 147 3,889 457 3.1 434 110 324 23 28 n/a n/a n/a .950 3.01
1983 Phillies 3B 153 152 4,010 458 3.0 439 107 332 19 29 n/a n/a n/a .959 2.96
1983 Phillies SS 2 0 10 2 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.40
1984 Phillies 1B 2 1 27 9 4.5 9 8 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1984 Phillies 3B 145 145 3,675 440 3.0 414 85 329 26 19 n/a n/a n/a .941 3.04
1984 Phillies SS 1 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1985 Phillies 1B 106 105 2,690 970 9.2 963 880 83 7 89 n/a n/a n/a .993 9.67
1985 Phillies 3B 54 49 1,297 151 2.8 140 31 109 11 8 n/a n/a n/a .927 2.91
1985 Phillies SS 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1986 Phillies 1B 35 33 847 289 8.3 287 269 18 2 26 n/a n/a n/a .993 9.15
1986 Phillies 3B 124 119 3,101 304 2.5 298 78 220 6 27 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.59
1987 Phillies 1B 9 8 178 55 6.1 54 51 3 1 7 n/a n/a n/a .982 8.19
1987 Phillies 3B 138 133 3,479 414 3.0 402 87 315 12 28 n/a n/a n/a .971 3.12
1987 Phillies SS 3 0 11 1 0.3 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.45
1988 Phillies 1B 3 0 11 4 1.3 4 3 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.82
1988 Phillies 3B 104 103 2,693 314 3.0 295 73 222 19 17 n/a n/a n/a .939 2.96
1989 Phillies 3B 42 42 1,020 97 2.3 89 18 71 8 8 n/a n/a n/a .918 2.36
3B Totals 2,212 2,166 56,838 6,949 3.1 6,636 1,591 5,045 313 450 n/a n/a n/a .955 3.15
1B Totals 157 149 3,789 1,346 8.6 1,335 1,225 110 11 125 n/a n/a n/a .992 9.51
SS Totals 24 7 284 46 1.9 44 11 33 2 5 n/a n/a n/a .957 4.18
2B Totals 6 1 66 16 2.7 14 9 5 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .875 5.73
18 Years 2,399 2,323 60,977 8,357 3.5 8,029 2,836 5,193 328 580 n/a n/a n/a .961 3.56

Mike Schmidt

Mike Schmidt Miscellaneous Stats

1972 Phillies 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 34.0 2.3 11.3 - - -
1973 Phillies 8 2 .800 14 0 n/a 20.4 2.7 7.1 - - -
1974 Phillies 23 12 .657 0 0 n/a 15.8 4.1 4.9 - - -
1975 Phillies 29 12 .707 1 0 n/a 14.8 3.1 5.9 - - -
1976 Phillies 14 9 .609 0 0 n/a 15.4 3.9 5.5 - - -
1977 Phillies 15 8 .652 3 2 n/a 14.3 4.5 5.4 - - -
1978 Phillies 19 6 .760 5 0 n/a 24.4 5.0 6.6 - - -
1979 Phillies 9 5 .643 2 1 n/a 12.0 4.7 4.7 - - -
1980 Phillies 12 5 .706 1 0 n/a 11.4 4.6 4.5 - - -
1981 Phillies 12 4 .750 1 0 n/a 11.4 5.0 3.9 - - -
1982 Phillies 14 7 .667 0 0 n/a 14.7 3.9 5.9 - - -
1983 Phillies 7 8 .467 0 1 n/a 13.4 3.6 4.9 - - -
1984 Phillies 5 7 .417 5 0 n/a 14.7 4.6 5.0 - - -
1985 Phillies 1 3 .250 4 0 n/a 16.6 4.7 5.9 - - -
1986 Phillies 1 2 .333 8 0 n/a 14.9 6.6 4.6 - - -
1987 Phillies 2 1 .667 6 0 n/a 14.9 6.5 4.6 - - -
1988 Phillies 3 0 1.000 5 0 n/a 32.5 9.3 6.3 - - -
1989 Phillies 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 24.7 8.7 5.3 - - -
18 Years 174 92 .654 56 4 n/a 15.2 4.4 5.2 - - -

Mike Schmidt

Mike Schmidt Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1972 Philadelphia Phillies 22 $13,500.00 - -
1973 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $15,000.00 - -
1974 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $35,000.00 Stats -
1975 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $65,000.00 - -
1976 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $120,000.00 Stats -
1977 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $561,500.00 Stats -
1978 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $561,500.00 - -
1979 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $561,500.00 Stats -
1980 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $561,500.00 Stats Stats
1981 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $561,500.00 Stats -
1982 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $1,533,333.00 Stats -
1983 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $1,785,670.00 Stats Stats
1984 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $2,023,208.00 Stats -
1985 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $2,130,300.00 - -
1986 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $2,136,666.00 Stats -
1987 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $2,127,333.00 Stats -
1988 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $2,250,000.00 - -
1989 Philadelphia Phillies 20 $2,250,000.00 Stats -
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Did you know that Mike Schmidt won three Most Valuable Player Awards (1980, 1981, 1986) and finished in the top ten five additional times - the most by any Phillies player in franchise history? Join Baseball Almanac as we take a look at some additional numbers of interest as they relate one of the greatest third baseman in Major League history:

4 - Mike Schmidt hit four home runs in one game on April 17, 1976 , the first (and to date only) third baseman with 4 home runs in 1 game .

6 - Mike Schmidt won six Silver Slugger Awards , including five consecutive (1980 through 1984, then one more in 1986), and only one player in history has more at third base, Wade Boggs (8) - not one other third baseman in history has won more than four.

10 - Mike Schmidt won ten Gold Glove Awards , including nine consecutive (1976 through 1984, then one more in 1986), and only one player in history has more at third base, Brooks Robinson (16) - not one other third baseman in history has won more than eight.

12 - Mike Schmidt was named to twelve All-Star Games (1974, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1989).

20 - Mike Schmidt came up to the show in 1972 wearing #22 , Roger Freed was wearing #20 (1971 and 1972), but starting in 1973 Schmidt wore #22 , never stopped wearing it the rest of his eighteen year career, and after he retired the Phillies retired it.

28 - Mike Schmidt was ranked twenty-eighth by The Sporting News when they released their list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players in the history of baseball.

30 - Mike Schmidt was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the second round of the 1971 Major League Baseball Draft with the 30th overall pick - click the 1971 dDraft to see the 29 players taken before Schmitty.

509 - Mike Schmidt left the field with 548 career home runs (see #548 below), but "only" 509 of those homers were hit while he was playing third base - the Major League Record for Home Runs by a Third Baseman (hit while playing third). The remaining home runs were hit while Schmitty was playing first (36), pinch hitting (2) and shortstop (1).

548 - Mike Schmidt hit 548 home runs, joining the 500 Home Runs Club on April 18, 1987 , and holds the Major League record for most home runs ever hit by a player who spent his entire career with just one team ( Philadelphia Phillies ).

2,404 - Mike Schmidt played in 2,404 games, all of them with the Philadelphia Phillies , the all-time team leader in games played in a Phillies uniform. He is also the Phillies franchise leader in at-bats, extra base hits, outs made, plate appearances, RBI, runs created, runs scored, sacrifice flies, strikeouts, times on base, total bases and walks.

Phillies Centennial Team
Phillies Centennial Team
The Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame is a collection of plaques, mounted on a brick wall in the Ashburn Alley section of Citizens Bank Park. From 1978 to 2003, the Phillies inducted one figure from their franchise history and one notable person from the Philadelphia Athletics (A's) organization each year, with the exception of 1983, when the Phillies inducted their Centennial Team. Their Centennial Team commemorates the best players of the first 100 years in franchise history and Mcgraw made the team which includes: Richie Ashburn (OF), Bob Boone (C), Larry Bowa (SS), Steve Carlton (LHP), Del Ennis (OF), Dallas Green (MGR), Jim Konstanty (RHP), Garry Maddox (OF), Tug McGraw (LHP), Robin Roberts (RHP), Pete Rose (1B), Mike Schmidt (3B) and Manny Trillo (2B).

Mike Schmidt Hall of Fame Plaque
Mike Schmidt | National Baseball Hall of Fame Plaque | Class of 1995 ( HOF )
Mike Schmidt had a nagging rotator cuff injury that plagued him during the later part of his career. In 1989, Schmitty retired suddenly (after 42 games he was hitting .203 with 1 home run), playing in his final game on May 28, 1989 , then announcing his retirement the following day (no farewell tour occurred). Later that same year, Mike was named to the 1989 All-Star Game becoming the first retired player in Major League history voted into an All-Star Game.

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