Top ten power hitters in Phillies all-time franchise history
3 – Chuck Klein (1928 – 1933, 1936 – 1944)
Klein played most of his Hall of Fame career with the Phillies, leading the league in home runs four times in his first six seasons. He surpassed 30 home runs four times and hit a career high of 43 in 1929. Klein hit .320 in a Phillies’ uniform and his 243 home runs with the Phillies is fifth in franchise history.
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2 – Ryan Howard (2004 – 2016)
Howard’s career started off with a bang, winning Rookie of the Year followed by an MVP season in which he belted a franchise record 58 home runs. That started four consecutive seasons with at least 40 home runs and six straight of 30 or more. Howard lead the league in home runs twice. His isolated power of .257 is third on this list and his at-bat to home run ratio of 14.94 is second only to Thome.
Howard’s career total of 382 home runs ranks second in franchise history.
1 – Mike Schmidt (1972 – 1989)
Schmidt, arguably the best all-around third baseman in franchise history, belted 548 home runs during his Hall of Fame career. He led the league in home runs eight times, surpassed 30 home runs 14 times, three times over 40 with a career best 48 in 1980. Schmidt’s at-bat to home run ratio of 15.24 ranks third on this list and his isolated power of .260 ranks second. He also lead the league in slugging percentage four times. Schmidt retired ranked seven all-time on the home run list.