Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Baseball, MLB, Mark McGwire
Baseball; Major League Baseball (Organization); McGwire, Mark, 1963-
It is over. There is a new single season home run king of all the major leagues. The records of Maris and Ruth and Wilson have fallen and Mark McGwire is at the top of list in both leagues. He has in fact demolished the record with home runs of, shall we say it, "Ruthian proportions."
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "The Year of Mark McGwire" (1998). On Sport and Society. 276.