Sunday, September 14, 2008

Steroids Hall of Fame: Mark McGwire

It's Big Mac Time!  In "honor" of the 10 year anniversary of his breaking of Roger Marris' single season home run record, I bring to you today a brief look into the career of Mark McGwire.

Remember that summer?  When McGwire and Sammy Sosa together brought baseball back from the cancellation of the 1994 World Series?  It was the summer my mother cared about baseball.  It was cute watching McGwire try to do Sosa's complicated home run hand jive.  At the time, it felt pure and it felt right.  No one thought twice about McGwire's huge arms.  We were blissfully ignorant of all issues steroids, as far as baseball was concerned.  We did enjoy it, we loved it, and we thought we were watching something special and wonderful.

To read the full article please go visit the Steroid Hall of Fame's new home over at Third String Quarter Back.
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