I think it puts baseball back on the map as a sport. It's America's pastime and just look at everyone coming out to the ballpark. It has been an exciting year.
More Quotes from Mark McGwire:In spring training, it was one of my goals to get fifty homers. Now everything is basically icing on the cake as far as what I can do to strive for, I surprise myself. It's unbelieveable.
I don't know if I want to break my own record. I think I would rather leave it as it is.
Asked by St. Louis congressman William Clay whether he could assure fans he had played with honesty and integrity, ... I'm not going to go into the past or talk about my past. I'm here to make a positive influence on this.
I study pitchers. I visualize pitches. That gives me a better chance every time I step into the box. That doesn't mean I'm going to get a hit every game, but that's one of the reasons I've come a long way as a hitter.
That statement comes from the heart and that's the way it is,
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