Who deserves the next Commissoner's Award?
like the new commissioner will be short of great candidates. For reference, here’s the complete list: 1998 – Mark McGwire & Sammy Sosa 2001 – Tony Gwynn & Cal Ripken & Seattle Mariners 2002 – Barry Bonds & Rickey Henderson 2004 – Roger Clemens 2005
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with 35 homers and 100 RBIs. He's also the first rookie in the majors to reach those numbers after 98 games since Mark McGwire had 37 and 86, respectively, in 1987. Abreu was named AL player and rookie of the month for July, thanks to his
Mike Schmidt: Today's hitters don't want much help
from the great ones. They listen out of respect, but don't hear. There are exceptions on both sides, of course. Mark McGwire has had tremendous success in St. Louis and LA, but Ted Williams never got anywhere as a coach. Thinking about Williams
Will Bonds, McGwire get to Hall of Fame?
Ken Rosenthal, Petros Papadakis and Gabe Kapler debate whether Barry Bonds or Mark McGwire will ever get to the Hall of Fame.
Swing away: The untold story of the first Home Run Derby
Derby has become the most TV-minded spectacle of baseball's calendar year. Everyone has a favorite memory by now: Mark McGwire making Fenway Park his personal sandbox, Josh Hamilton giving old Yankee Stadium a taste of the Babe’s days, or maybe
Trout, Pujols keep things positive at the plate
been in the big leagues. Pujols, a young star in his own right in his early days in St. Louis, watched the likes of Mark McGwire and Scott Rolen among others. Video was a huge part of their preparation. Therefore, Pujols made it a big part of
Abreu homers twice, White Sox beat Blue Jays 5-4
Horner in 1978. As the White Sox arrived at the midpoint of the season, Abreu moved more than halfway toward beating Mark McGwire 's rookie home run record of 49, set with Oakland in 1987. Encarnacion also homered, going back to back with Dioner
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third-fastest player to 20 career homers in big-league history, doing so in 58 games. Wally Berger (51 games) and Mark McGwire (56 games) were the only players to reach that mark quicker. McGwire's 49 home runs in 1987 are the most ever by
Red Sox rally to snap skid, beat White Sox 5-4
homestand, rallied. Abreu hit a solo homer to deep center field in the first inning, his 28th of the season. Only Mark McGwire , who had 33 homers at the 1987 All-Star break, hit more in the first half of his rookie season. Gillaspie added
The Jay and Dan Podcast Episode 31: Special Edition with Joe Buck
players gathered around him and he was so. Excited to talk to these guys tell me what in the late Tony what was their Mark McGwire . You start to but he never smelt smoke when you file vault back up your bat. He just was so genuine. And so coolthese guys tell me what in the late Tony what was their Mark McGwire . You start to -- but he never smelt smoke when you file vault back up your bat. He just was so genuine.