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Six winners in Home Run Payoff contest

Contestants win Phillies Gift Packs during weekend series against Reds.


6 winners

There were six winners in the Daily News Home Run Payoff contest over the weekend.

Each winning a Phillies Gift Pack in the fifth inning Sunday were:

Allan Jones, Philadelphia

Kathleen Fusco, Philadelphia

Essie Steele, Philadelphia

Each winning a gift pack in the fourth inning Saturday were:

Ruth Ross, Philadelphia

Ralph Mazza, West Chester

Barbara Hicklin, Pipersville

The Daily News pays $1,000 for a home run hit in the Payoff inning and $10,000 for a grand slam. Contestants whose batters fail to hit a home run receive a gift pack, which includes a variety of Phillies-related items.

To date, the Daily News has paid out $4,000.

You can hear the Home Run Payoff inning during each Phillies broadcast on WPHT (1210-AM) and WIP (94.1-FM).

Today's coupon is on Page 61.


May 17: Melanie Hudson, Upper Darby (Rollins)

May 8: Mike Canaris, Haddon Heights, N.J. (Frandsen)

May 3: Craig Simmons, Philadelphia (Utley)

April 10: Inez Gale, Norristown (Nix)