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Howard, Gonzalez co-NL Players of the Week

NEW YORK, June 1 (UPI) -- First basemen Ryan Howard of Philadelphia and Adrian Gonzalez of San Diego were named Monday co-National League Players of the Week.

MLB: Philadelphia 6, St. Louis 1

ST. LOUIS, May 4 (UPI) -- Ryan Howard hit a grand slam homer Monday to tie Mike Schmidt for the Phillies' franchise record and lead Philadelphia to a 6-1 win over St. Louis.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez and Xavier Nady both homered Tuesday, fueling the New York Yankees' 7-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

MLB: Philadelphia 10, Toronto 3

PHILADELPHIA, May 16 (UPI) -- Jayson Werth hit three homers Friday, one of them a grand slam, and equaled a franchise record with eight RBI in carrying Philadelphia past Toronto 10-3.

MLB: Philadelphia 10, Washington 6

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Ryan Howard equaled Philadelphia's single-season record Tuesday with his 48th homer as Philadelphia posted a 10-6 victory over Washington.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 8, Philadelphia 3

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Carlos Delgado drove in two runs and John Maine continued his mastery of Philadelphia Monday as the New York Mets beat the Phillies, 8-3.

MLB: Cincinnati 4, Cleveland 2

CLEVELAND, June 25 (UPI) -- Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 549th career home run Sunday -- a two-run blast in the fourth inning -- helping Cincinnati beat the Cleveland Indians, 4-2.

MLB: Cincinnati 4, New York Mets 2

NEW YORK, June 19 (UPI) -- Bronson Arroyo pitched a complete-game seven-hitter Monday to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-2 victory over the New York Mets.

MLB: Cincinnati 8, St. Louis 7

ST. LOUIS, June 5 (UPI) -- Ken Griffey Jr. belted a pair of homers, boosting the Cincinnati Reds to an 8-7 victory Monday over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

MLB: Cincinnati 7, Philadelphia 5

PHILADELPHIA, May 12 (UPI) -- Adam Dunn had two home runs and five RBI Thursday night as Philadelphia fought off Cincinnati, 7-5.
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Mike Schmidt
SLP2000062205-22 JUNE 2000- ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: St. Louis Cardinals' Mark McGwire, is greeted in the St. Louis dugout, after hitting a solo homerun in the fourth inning, his 26th of the season and his 548th of his career, tying him with former Philadelphia Phillies' Mike Schmidt. mc/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI

Michael Jack Schmidt (pronounced /ˈʃmɪt/; born September 27, 1949 in Dayton, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball third baseman who played his entire career for the Philadelphia Phillies.

Schmidt is considered among the greatest third basemen in the history of major league baseball. Schmidt was voted National League MVP three times, an All-Star 12 times, and received more votes than any other third baseman in 1999's Major League Baseball All-Century Team. In 1995, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Schmidt resides in Jupiter, Florida.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Mike Schmidt."
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