ft.||Busch Stadium||Livan Hernandez, Marlins||The longest measured dinger in Busch Stadium
|Randy Johnson, Mariners||Radar caught the pitch coming in at 97 mph;
radar caught the pitch leaving McGwire's bat at 105
ft.||Busch Stadium||Paul Wagner, Brewers||
Said Wagner, after the over-the-scoreboard shot: "He has the power of three
ft.||Busch Stadium||Ramon Martinez, Dodgers||This blast caromed off the facade of the left-field upper deck.
"When I hit it," McGwire said, "I knew I'd hit it
ft.||Tiger Stadium, Detroit||Brian Moehler, Tigers||McGwire became only the fourth player to clear
the left-field roof. The others: Harmon Killebrew (8/3/62),
Frank Howard (5/18/68) and Cecil Fielder
ft.||Busch Stadium||Brian Bohanon, Dodgers||McGwire's first of two homers on the day; the pair of jacks gives him
42, breaking the record for most homers through July previously shared by Babe
Ruth and Jimmie Foxx.
Marlins||After 10 straight solo shots, McGwire finally whacked this towering two-run blast to straightaway center. But the Cardinals blew a 6-0 lead and lost 7-6 in 10 innings.
ft.||Busch Stadium||Jaime Navarro, White
Ron Gant, who also homered in the game, on McGwire's off-the-scoreboard poke: "I've hit some
long ones before, but not like Mark has."|
ft.||Busch Stadium||Dennis Martinez, Braves||Seven hours after Sammy Sosa tied him by hitting No. 54, McGwire clubbed his 55th of the year, a three-run shot in the seventh that gave the Cardinals an 8-7 win over the Braves.|
ft.||Pro Player Stadium, Miami||Tony Saunders,
Marlins||McGwire became the first player ever to hit two
homers into the upper deck at Pro Player