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The unknown home run hitter
The Pirates' Frank Thomas was an unspectacular ballplayer until the Dodgers and Giants moved west. Their friendly new parks helped make him the league's top slugger
Home Run Fever
Ever wonder what it would be like to go on a three-day long-ball bender, chasing the men who are chasing Roger Maris's epic record? So did the author
Famously, the individual single-season home run record was set twice in ... on, to an era of lowered home run totals and declining run scoring.
PINK LADY FOR A HOME RUN KING
Cerv broke his jaw when he collided with Detroit's Red Wilson at home plate on May 17. In the hospital his jaws were wired tightly together, but not before a ...
Home Run Derby
The offensive approach of the Yankees and the Orioles—a reliance on the long ball—is a sound strategy even in this low-scoring era
The fate of New Orleans's NFL team took a backseat to scenes of despair
SHIN-SOO CHOO THAT'S WHO
Two days after the trade, in his debut with the Indians, Choo launched a home run in his third at bat, off Seattle's Felix Hernandez. Cleveland ...
Big blasts from a toy cannon
After a terrible start the Astros are moving up fast, thanks mainly to the hitting of minibrute Jim Wynn, the major leagues' tiniest slugger
Man On A Mission Erasing Roger Maris's home run record would be a thrill for muscular Cardinals slugger Mark McGwire, but what he really wants to wipe out is child abuse
At the very same spot every winter's day, as he returns home fromhis weight- training session, Mark McGwire eases up a bit on thegas pedal of ...