There were eight winners in the Daily News Home Run Payoff contest last night.
Each winning a Phillies Gift Pack in the fourth inning of the Phillies-Astros game:
Mark Schwertfeger, Collegeville
Barbara Rhinehart, Elverson
Jerry Pellak, Glassboro, N.J.
Robert Graham, Glenside
Stephen Lafferty, Philadelphia
Matthew Scott, Philadelphia
John Previtera, Swedesboro, N.J.
Maureen Zornick, 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 $22,000 on 18 Payoff homers. You can hear the Home Run Payoff inning during each Phillies broadcast on WPHT (1210-AM). Today's coupon is on Page 65. *