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8/8/97:
After struggling through a homerless drought that reached 71 at-bats, including his first 26 in the National League, McGwire finally becomes an equal-opportunity basher. In his first game at St. Louis' Busch Stadium, Mac drives an 0-1 pitch from Philadelphia's Mark Leiter 441 feet off the Stadium Club glass in left field.
 

aug 2-8
  They Said It: Hefty Hall of Fame slugger Harmon Killebrew, 1998
"Mark McGwire's arms are bigger than my legs."

Mac's stats on August 8, 1997
AVGGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSO
.27211339450107240358262108

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