Chicago (ap) — sammy sosa thinks he and fellow steroid-tainted star mark mcgwire belong in the hall of fame slammin' sammy also said the chicago cubs should retire his number, and he left open. Sosa and mark mcgwire famously engaged in a thrilling race to break roger maris' single-season home run record in 1998 sosa hit 306/397/647 (167 ops+) with 292 homers during his peak from 1998. Mark mcgwire may have admitted to using steroids during his record-breaking season 20 years ago, but the former slugger now says he would have shattered the home run record even without the drugs. Race for the record - mark mcgwire & sammy sosa 1998 bashbrothersvideos loading unsubscribe from bashbrothersvideos hbo sports derek jeter 3k - duration: 58:30. Mark mcgwire hit 70 home runs in 1998 and sammy sosa hit 66 credit sports illustrated, via associated press “it should be viewed as one of the great home run chases,” vincent said.
As a fan, you couldn’t help but to be awestruck the long ball madness began with cecil’s feilder’s 50 bombs in 1990 and reached a crushing crescendo in 1998 when mark mcgwire and sammy sosa chased roger maris’ legendary home run record – a slugfest that captivated the entire nation. 2018 means that the incredible 1998 home run chase between mcgwire and sammy sosa (and griffey, until the calendar started getting into august) is now 20 years in our rearview mirrors. Mark mcgwire shares why he needed sammy sosa in the 1998 home run chase in this edition of baseball stories illustrated after breaking roger maris' record, mcgwire went into another gear because.
Game used authenticated mark mcgwire bat purchased from game used sports this is a nice piece of lumber that has been stored in a bat tube in california the whole time, good luck. An unapologetic collector of sports memorabilia, the baseball junkie spent $2 million more on seven other mcgwire and sosa home run balls from that '98 season to complete the mcfarlane collection. Forum sports card trading and sports talk baseball card forum baseball archives (no posting) 22 & 23 kt gold cards - mcgwire, sosa, ripken, & griffey if this is your first visit, be sure to check out the faq by clicking the link above.
When the cardinals’ mark mcgwire and sammy sosa of the chicago cubs engaged in the great home run chase of 1998, there was a total of 5,064 home runs hit in the big leagues this year, there. Others were accused of being on the initial, supposedly anonymous 2003 list when mlb first started testing (sammy sosa), while some simply admitted to using peds (alex rodriguez, mark mcgwire) or. Now i know what you’re thinking big cat, that’s not sammy sosa that’s a weird snapchat filter that takes a person’s face and makes them look like a vampire crossed with jon taffer crossed with a pimp crossed with a legendary cub. Sept 8, 1998: sitting in a muggy press box at old busch stadium, watching mark mcgwire and sammy sosa swing for roger maris’ record in front of a breathless audience, and imagining i could read.
Mcgwire and ken griffey jr set fast early paces that had fans thinking that this was the year maris' mark would fall sosa didn't join the fray until after he hit 20 home runs in june by the all. Fan sports live discusses the 1998 home run race between mark mcgwire and sammy sosa and the effect it had on major league baseball fan sports live discusses the 1998 home run race between. A brief oral history of si's most (un)godly cover: the mark mcgwire-sammy sosa toga shoot quickly after the 1998 home run chase, si concocted the idea of dressing mark mcgwire and sammy sosa in togas. Nbc sports chicago revisits the mark mcgwire-sammy sosa home-run chase of 20 years ago with a documentary, “1998: summer of sammy,” set to debut at 7 pm oct 1 on the cable channel and its.
Sports illustrated home run heroes: mark mcgwire, sammy sosa, and a season for the ages on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers mark mcgwire, sammy sosa, and a season for the ages unknown binding – january 1, 1998 be the first to review this item. On sept 5, 1998, mark mcgwire homered off reds pitcher dennis reyes at busch stadium, joining babe ruth and roger maris as the only members of baseball's 60 homer club after that home run, tv. Of 1998 mark mcgwire and sammy sosa captivated the nation in 1998 as they traded home run blasts and chased roger maris' record they would both make baseball history.