Tag Archives: Mark McGwire

  • This Day In Sports History (September 8th) – Mark McGwire

    This Day In Sports History (September 8th) – Mark McGwire

    It was on this day in 1998 that Mark McGwire hit his 62nd home run of the season.  McGwire broke the record of Roger Maris, which held up for an incredible 37 years. In 1998, both Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa were hitting home runs at a record setting pace and it was a race […]

  • 9 Goofiest Sports Posters Of The 80′s and 90′s

    9 Goofiest Sports Posters Of The 80′s and 90′s

    Simpler Times. That’s the only thing I can really say in a half-assed attempt to explain why such rich, famous athletes would get duded up like schmucks to personify puns made of their names. *Deep breath* I don’t know why I feel compelled to explain their actions. The posters are hilarious, as it’s always a […]

  • The 9 Most Iconic Baseball Cards You Wish You Still Had (1985 – 1995)

    The 9 Most Iconic Baseball Cards You Wish You Still Had (1985 – 1995)

    Allow me to preemptively strike any criticisms that come part and parcel with trying to hone an entire beloved industry into 9 examples. Your favorite player may not be on this list. My favorite player isn’t on this list either. However, during about a decade of collecting baseball cards (1986-1994, give or take), some cards […]

  • Bob Knight Thinks Gatorade Is a Performance-Enhancing Drink

    Bob Knight Thinks Gatorade Is a Performance-Enhancing Drink

    Everyone and their brother has an opinion on Mark McGwire’s admission that he used steroids during his baseball career. That even includes old grumpy, former Indiana University basketball coach Bobby Knight. Speaking about PED usage on ESPN, Knight had this to say: “I have a different approach to performance-enhancing drugs than a lot of people […]

  • Mark McGwire Declares Obvious: “I Did Steroids”

    Mark McGwire Declares Obvious: “I Did Steroids”

    Mark McGwire refused to talk about the past when questioned at Congressional hearings about steroids.  He continued his silence on the issue until today.  McGwire released a statement to the Associated Press today declaring that he did, in fact, abuse steroids.  Although it seemed obvious to pretty much everyone in or out of baseball, this […]