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Big Mac

OK, we cannot be too surprised to hear that Mark McGwire did performance-enhancing drugs, especially during The Great Home Race of 1998.
I covered that season for Baseball Weekly and got as caught as anybody in the hoopla. Still, I remembered how McGwire was a rookie with the Oakland Athletics. Certainly a big guy, but  Read More 
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"Bridge Job'

After watching Brad Lidge give away Game Four of the World Series, I got to thinking about Dennis Eckersley, the Hall of Fame closer for the Oakland A's.
I covered the ballclub when La Russa & Co. turned Eck into a closer, which he wasn't too happy about at first.
One evening, after Eckersley had  Read More 
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