In the last few days, 17 contestants have won Phillies gift packs courtesy of Home Run Payoff. Here's a recap:
Thomas McLaughlin, Philadelphia
John Young, Philadelphia
Weasie Hargett, Philadelphia
Percy Hall Jr., Philadelphia
Linda Moy, Philadelphia
Richard Russo, Trooper
Dorothea Hoffman, Burlington, N.J.
John Gallagher, Willingboro, N.J.
Mary O'Brien, Philadelphia
Joanne Bradley, Philadelphia
Bernie Zotter, Philadelphia
Patricia McGarvey, Philadelphia
Kevin Gordon, Philadelphia
R.A. Coleman, Philadelphia
Anthony Cow, Philadelphia
Rick Brown, Philadelphia
The Daily News pays $1,000 for a home run hit in the Payoff inning and $10,000 for a grand slam. Contestants whose batter fails to hit a home run receive a gift pack, which includes a variety of Phillies-related items.
This season, the Daily News has paid out $3,000.
You can hear the Home Run Payoff inning during each Phillies broadcast on WPHT (1210-AM).