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McGwire's Big Whiff

In my upper-middle-class Jewish suburban town, I was smart enough to know that no one I grew up with would ever play major league baseball. But I did dream this:...

Should Maris Still Hold the Record?

Roger Maris, Jr., remains adamant in his belief that his father is baseball's rightful home run king. The former Yankee slugger's record of 61 homers in 1961...

Hall of Shame

Mark McGwire, a balding, svelter version of his former 70-home-run self, sauntered into a congressional hearing room on St. Patrick's Day wearing a light green...

Mark McGwire: Mark of Excellence

Mark McGwire is a total freak. Not because he hits home runs more than 500 ft., or because he has 20-in. biceps. No, he's a freak because he's able to exhale his...

Mark McGwire': A Mac For All Seasons

The choirs that sing of baseball can get pretty moist--green grass, beautiful proportions, fathers playing catch with sons--sometimes you'd think we were talking...

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Men of the Year 1998

TIME chooses Bill Clinton and Kenneth Starr as the Men of the Year while Mark McGwire takes on the Hero of the Year title

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