9/27/1949 - Present
Mike Schmidt was already a standout athlete during his college career at Ohio University. He moved on to play professional baseball for 18 years as a third baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies. He has been called by some the finest all-around third baseman in the history of baseball. Known for his hitting power (548 home runs, 1,595 RBI) and his fielding ability (10 gold glove awards), Schmidt was named the World Series Most Valuable Player in 1980 and three times was named National League MVP. In 1995 Mike Schmidt was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.