Mark McGwire Speaker Profile
Legendary MLB Homerun Hitter
Mark McGwire Biography
MLB slugger, Mark McGwire was born October 1, 1963 and is an former baseball player who played his major league career with the Oakland Athletics and the St. Louis Cardinals. He is currently the hitting coach for the St. Louis Cardinals.
In 1999, The Sporting News released a list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players. The list had been compiled during the 1998 season and included statistics through the 1997 season. McGwire was ranked at Number 91. That year, he was elected to the Major League Baseball All-Century Team (though he received fewer votes than any other selected player). In 2005, The Sporting News published an update of their list and McGwire had been moved up to Number 84.
For his career, McGwire averaged a home run once every 10.61 at bats, the lowest at bats per home run ratio in baseball history (Babe Ruth is second at 11.76). In 1987, he broke the single-season home run record for rookies, with 49. In 1998, McGwire and Sammy Sosa achieved national fame for their home run-hitting prowess in pursuit of Roger Maris' single season home run record; McGwire broke the record and hit 70 home runs that year. Barry Bonds now holds the record, after hitting 73 home runs during the 2001 season.
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Posted on 8 November 2012 | 1:03 am
Former first baseman Mark McGwire, who became renowned in the MLB as one half of the famed "Bash Brothers" in the 1980s wth the Oakland A's and went on to break the single season home run record in 1998 with the St. Louis Cardinals by hitting 70, was officially named the Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach. McGwire is a southern California native who graduated from La Verne Damien High...[Read More]
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