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Schmidt on Howard: "I'm happy for Ryan"

Schmidt on Howard: "I'm happy for Ryan"

Records are made to be broken. Mike Schmidt figured that somebody would break his mark for homeruns in a season and after watching Ryan Howard, he figured he would be the one to do it. Howard is tied with the Hall of Famer and Mike Schmidt has no problems with that.

Mike Schmidt knew his single-season record for homers by a Phillie wasn't going to last long in Citizens Bank Park. Schmidt, who hit 48 home runs during the Phillies' world championship season of 1980, figured Jim Thome would pass him. The first baseman came one short in 2003. Then he figured Pat Burrell might supersede him, but the left fielder hit 37 homers in 2002 and hasn't come close to... Recommended Stories

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