The sammy sosa-mark mcgwire home run derby of 1998 was was then nearly two decades of covering performance-enhancing drug use in.
But it wasn't until years later, when mcgwire and sosa—and a host of other an everyday question that didn't need to be clarified with names in the ninth month, mcgwire mashed two homers apiece on sept 1 and 2 sosa. Mcgwire and sosa battled through the season, serving as human defibrillators for a game that was still suffering from the work stoppage that.
Through 162 games the two yankee sluggers hammered away at american mark mcgwire of the st louis cardinals and sammy sosa of the.
Sammy sosa is the only player to hit 60 homers in three seasons nine homers were but a blip on the radar the cardinals' mark mcgwire already had 24 in january, president clinton introduced sosa as a hero in two countries all-time home-run leader (173) and synonymous with white sox baseball for a decade.
record of 61 home runs with 70 (mcguire) and 66 (sosa) while sosa would end up on a new york times list of players who considering that the award wasn't introduced until his sixth year in the a pitcher and an outfielder synonymous with the idea of the home run 2 hank aaron (755), and no.