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Mark McGwire
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Mark McGwire

1998

1998 In the first inning at Busch Stadium, Cardinal first baseman Mark McGwire ties Roger Maris' single season home run mark hitting his 61st in a national televised Labor Day game against the Cubs. Big Mac hits his historic homer on his dad's 61st birthday.

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