Clearwater was Schmidt's first managerial job
Philadelphia Phillies: Hall of Fame third baseman Mike Schmidt informed the Phillies he will not return to manage the Clearwater Threshers in the Class A Florida State League next season.
Schmidt's final game as a manager will be Sunday afternoon at Tampa. The Threshers are 29-35.
"I feel it is best for me to withdraw from the development program," Schmidt said Wednesday in a letter to the Phillies. "The experience was wonderful and rewarding, but for several reasons, does not work ...
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