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Mon, 1981-12-21

On December 21, 1981, the Philadelphia Phillies sign future Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt to a six-year contract worth $1.2 million per season. In 1981, Schmidt led the National League in home runs, RBIs, and runs scored.

 

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