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Can Mark McGwire eventually find his way to Cooperstown?

Mark McGwire remains an Oakland A’s legend. Considered to be the best player in franchise history that has not been inducted into the Hall of Fame, McGwire is still remembered for his impressive home runs and the formidable pair he and Jose Canseco were in the middle of the lineup in the 1980s and into the 1990s.
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On this day in 1998 Mark McGwire broke the home run record - A Hunt and Peck

“Do you want to know the terrifying truth or do you want to see me sock a few dingers?!”. Yeah, there is some controversy over Mark McGwire breaking Roger Maris’s home run record, but do we really want to talk about that or do we want to watch him sock a dinger instead?
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Mark McGwire. Sammy Sosa. Home runs. Accusations. What’s the legacy of baseball’s 1998 season? “There is, for me, a mental asterisk there.”

Jamey Wright saw Sammy Sosa’s power firsthand. Well, maybe not so much saw it as heard it. “He hit a ball once and it went right by my ear,” the former Rockies pitcher told The Post recently. “I heard it go by my head. Then I turned around. It looked like a 2-iron that just kept climbing and climbing and climbing.
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Mark McGwire. Sammy Sosa. Home runs. Accusations. What’s the legacy of baseball’s 1998 season? ‘There is, for me, a mental asterisk there.’

Jamey Wright saw Sammy Sosa’s power firsthand. Well, maybe not so much saw it as heard it. “He hit a ball once and it went right by my ear,” the former Rockies pitcher told The Post recently. “I heard it go by my head. Then I turned around. It looked like a 2-iron that just kept climbing and climbing and climbing.
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Jose Canseco Makes Serious Allegation About Mark McGwire

Former MLB player Jose Canseco just turned some heads with a tweet about one of his fellow players. He accused former teammate Mark McGwire of cheating. Specifically, Canseco claimed that the former home run king used a corked bat, a serious offense in baseball's top league. "Mark McGwire corked his...
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Oakland A’s: Jose Canseco makes wild accusation against Mark McGwire

Jose Canseco is seen mostly as a pariah across the MLB landscape. Not only did the former 17-year MLB veteran admit to his own steroid use, but he essentially blew the entire cover off the league’s “Steroid Era” with his book titled Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant ‘Roids, Smash Hits & How Baseball Got Big. In 2005, when Canseco released this book, it sent shockwaves throughout the game as he even named former Oakland A’s teammate Mark McGwire as a guilty party.
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Jose Canseco drops another bomb on Mark McGwire

Jose Canseco has been the one person to consistently tell the truth about cheating in the majors. He blew the cover off of the Steroid Era in baseball, partly for revenge after he felt he was blackballed for the game and partly to earn a quick buck, but there is no questioning that he was accurate. His accusations, which later proved to be true, tarnished the legacies of players such as Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, and Rafael Palmeiro.
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Jose Canseco takes aim at Mark McGwire in latest cheating claims

Former MLB star Jose Canseco has once again accused legendary slugger and former Oakland A's teammate Mark McGwire of cheating the game. Canseco, who accused McGwire and several other baseball stars of abusing performance-enhancers in his infamous 2005 best-selling book "Juiced," took to social media to level another wild allegation against his former "Bash Brother."
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