2 results for 'home run'
We’ve all seen or know about Joe Carter’s game-winning home run against Philadelphia in the 1993 World Series that gave Toronto it’s second straight title, we’ve all seen or heard about Reggie Jackson’s three-home run performance in the 1977 World Series, and most have heard about Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series.
Well, for those who have not watched the 2011 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers, baseball’s 107th championship series has had just about all of that, and then some.
In case you missed it, Albert Pujols became just the... (more)
In this most recent era of professional baseball, right-handed hitter Mark McGwire of the St. Louis Cardinal dominated pitchers with his hitting. By taking numerous variants of steroids and human growth hormones, McGwire was able to bolster his slugging statistics and hit home run after home run, proving a nearly insurmountable threat at the plate. These growth-enhancing drugs had existed for years, but during the 1990s, they became a craze among players. Batters and pitchers alike studied the art of steroids and incorporated them into their 'workout' regimens. By 2005, ... (more)
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