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McGwire

Mark (David). born 1963, US baseball player
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20 HR) PLAYER YEAR 1B HR DIFF Barry Bonds 2001 49 73 -24 Mark McGwire 1998 61 70 -9 Joey Gallo 2017 32 41 9 Mark McGwire 1999 58 65 -7 Mark McGwire 2001 23 29 -6 Mark McGwire 1995 35 39 -4 Joey Gallo 2018 38 40 -2 Ryan Schimpf 2016 18 20 2 Matt Olson 2017 23 24 -1 Did You KNOW?
Big at the box office: RocknRolla 1998 In the USA, independent counsel Kenneth Starr sends a report to Congress accusing President Bill Clinton of 11 impeachable offences, baseball player Mark McGwire hits his 62nd home run of the season, breaking the major league record, while in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the 16th Commonwealth Games get under way - it's the first Asian city to host the sporting showcase.
1998: St Louis Cardinals baseball player Mark McGwire broke Roger Maris' 37-year-old record of 61 home runs in a single season.
Randy Johnson 534 (97.3%), Pedro Martinez 500 (91.1), John Smoltz 455 (82.9), Craig Biggio 454 (82.7), Mike Piazza 384 (69.9), Jeff Bagwell 306 (55.7), Tim Raines 302 (55.0), Curt Schilling 215 (39.2), Roger Clemens 206 (37.5), Barry Bonds 202 (36.8), Lee Smith 166 (30.2), Edgar Martinez 148 (27.0), Alan Trammell 138 (25.1), Mike Mussina 135 (24.6), Jeff Kent 77 (14.0), Fred McGriff 71 (12.9), Larry Walker 65 (11.8), Gary Sheffield 64 (11.7), Mark McGwire 55 (10.0), x-Don Mattingly 50 (9.1), Sammy Sosa 36 (6.6), Nomar Garciaparra 30 (5.5).
Once, at an auction, the ball that Mark McGwire had hit which gave him his 70th home run was sold for a whopping $3 million dollars.
The New York Post say they have been told by "two sources in the golf community" that Fleisher - brought in to try to repair the image of baseball star Mark McGwire as he admitted using performanceenhancing drugs - is now seeing Woods.
It took almost five years for Mark McGwire's Confession Day to arrive and judging on emotion alone, the long awaited public confession and apology seemed believable.
The Wrongful Truths of Mark McGwire (http://bizofbaseball.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3933:the-wrongful-truths-of-mark-mcgwire&catid=26:editorials&Itemid=39)
The latest--but certainly not the last--chapter of the Mark McGwire saga returned to hit us upside the head in January when the former steroid-stuffed slugger decided he wanted to work again for the Cardinals and Tony La Russa.
Report: Mark McGwire the New Hitting Coach for the Cardinals (http://bizofbaseball.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3670:report-mark-mcgwire-the-new-hitting-coach-for-the-cardinals&catid=30:mlb-news&Itemid=42)
Several of the league's biggest stars, including home-run king Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Mark McGwire, have been tainted by steroids scandals.
The reputations of ex-superstars like Mark McGwire, Jose Canseco, and homerun king Barry Bonds may never recover from the charge of cheating.