On this date in 1987, Mike Schmidt hits his 500th career home run.
"Let me go out on a limb and say that if I had played during that era, I would have taken steroids. We all have these things we deal with in life, and I'm surely not going to sit here and say to you guys, 'I wouldn't have done that.'" - to Bob Costas, July 2005
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