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Hall of Fame slugger Mike Schmidt discusses skin cancer recovery
Hall of Fame slugger Mike Schmidt discusses skin cancer recovery

Mike Schmidt, perhaps the greatest third baseman in baseball history and a harsh critic of players using performance-enhancing drugs, sat down with reporters Saturday to discuss his recovery from skin cancer. "I'm a very lucky man," said the former Philadelphia Phillies slugger and Hall of Famer about his battle with stage 3 melanoma. “I've done just about everything I can to destroy the cancer cells in my body.” The 64-year-old had two operations and went through the usual rounds of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. For the first time in 13 years, though, he wasn't able to join the Phillies as a spring training instructor. Schmidt saw a doctor...

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