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McGwire caps fantastic seasonIt began with April expectations and ended with a Ruthian blast that made baseball history and turned Mark McGwire into a living legend. The St. Louis first baseman ended the 1998 season Sunday with 70 home runs, beating the Chicago Cubs' Sammy Sosa by four homers in major league baseball's riveting home run race.
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Browse our collection of images as Mark McGwire makes history with home run No. 70 on the final day of the 1998 Major League baseball season. Mac-nificent 62
Relive the night Big Mac broke Roger Maris' record of 61 home runs. Check out our video archive of the historic night, hear the excitement as No. 62 leaves the park, browse our photo galleries of the night's festivities and read the first-ever extra edition story from Sports Illustrated. Your Turn: The Record's Significance
Your eyes are blurry from all the McGwire and Sosa-related commentary out there, but CNN/ SI offers a remedy: Have your say. What does the record mean to you? Give your opinion here. Home Run Rally
Big Mac hit 70 - what's your record? Go yard with CNN/SI's Home Run Rally, a hot new game in which you get to make like McGwire and Sosa. You get 20 swings, so take your best shot and swing for the fences.
Sun, sand and solitude beckon Big Mac
Mark McGwire is tired of hitting baseballs. Now that his record-breaking season is over, he says it's time to hit the beach.
Fan not tipping hand about No. 70
Phil Ozersky has a big piece of baseball history. Now he has to decide if he'll trade it for the biggest piece of the million-dollar market that surrounded Mark McGwire's obliteration of the home run record.
McGwire caps fantastic season with 69th, 70th homers
Mark McGwire ended his season as mightily as he started it. McGwire hit his 69th and 70th homers on the season's last day, a fitting finale for a record-smashing year he began with a grand slam on opening day.
Sosa, McGwire may reap $6 million from chase deals
Advertisers were more than casual observers this weekend as Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa take their final swings for baseball's single-season home run crown.
Sosa homerless as Cubs remain tied for wild card
Sammy Sosa helped the Chicago Cubs come from behind Saturday. Now he'll try to mount one last comeback in the home run race.
Mac's Last 10 HRs
Sosa's Last 10
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