8 WINNERS

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

Each winning a Phillies Gift Pack in the sixth inning of last night's Phillies-Braves game were:

Mary Toriello, Philadelphia

A.S. Esterling, Philadelphia

Mike Meyers, Philadelphia

Peggy McMaster, Philadelphia

Each winning a gift pack in the fifth inning of Saturday's game were:

Arthur Holst, Philadelphia

John Destesalnas, Philadelphia

Ann Catania, Newtown Square

Dennis McFadden, 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 batters fail 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 $20,000 on 16 Payoff homers.

You can hear the Home Run Payoff inning during each Phillies broadcast on WPHT (1210-AM). Today's coupon is on Page 77. *