There were eight winners in the

Daily News

Home Run Payoff contest last night. Each winning a Phillies Gift Pack during the third inning of the Phillies-Nationals game were:

Joseph White, Philadelphia

Andrew Pinkney, Philadelphia

Joseph Mazur, Plymouth Meeting

Mary Tuffy, Jenkintown

Robert Petti, Riverside, N.J.

Tom Whelan, Prospect Park

John Seaman, Philadelphia

Francis Harvey, Philadelphia

The Daily News pays $1,000 for a home run in the Payoff inning and $10,000 for a grand slam. This season, the Daily News has paid out $10,000 on six Payoff home runs. Contestants whose batters fail to hit a home run receive a gift pack.

You can hear the Payoff inning during each Phillies broadcast on WPHT (1210-AM). *