Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 15 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Who was McGwire's manager for the Oakland A's in 1997 when he was traded to St. Louis, managed by his former A's manager Tony LaRussa?||Mark McGwire
Art Howe. I am not sure, but Brad Fischer could be the only other manager Big Mac played for, besides Tony LaRussa.
|500 HR club: in the 2000 season he hit 32 HRs, bringing his career total to 554 home runs. Who was above him at that time with 563 home runs?||Mark McGwire
Reggie Jackson. Hank Aaron had 755, Babe Ruth 714, Willie Mays 660, Frankie Robinson 586, Harmon Killebrew 573, Reggie Jackson 563.
|Besides Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, who was the only other National League player to hit at least 50 home runs in the 1980s or 1990s?||Mark McGwire
Greg Vaughn . Greg Vaughn hit 50 home runs exactly in 1998 for San Diego. The last NL player before him in the NL was George Foster in 1977 with the Reds.
|When he hit 65 HRs in 1999, it was his ___ 50-home run season?||Mark McGwire
4th. All four 50-home run seasons were in succession: 96, 97, 98 and 99.
|Mark McGwire does not have a single World Series home run?||Mark McGwire
False. Big Mac has one World Series home run. It came in 1988 vs. the Dodgers. In that World Series, McGwire went 1 for 17 with the one home run.
|In 1998, McGwire hit a record 32 home runs on the road, equaling the record set by whom?||Mark McGwire
Babe Ruth. Babe Ruth accomplished the same feat in 1927.
|When he retired Mark McGwire held the Athletics career record for grand slams with 9. The record is tied by two other people. One is Sam Chapman, who is the other?||Mark McGwire
Jimmie Foxx. Big Mac fact - he was the first to hit a home run off the Jacobs Field scoreboard.
|McGwire had 49 home runs in his rookie year in 1987. It is also the most ever by a rookie. He shared the major league lead in home runs that year with what NL player?||Mark McGwire
Andre Dawson. Big Mac was the first rookie ever to hit 30 home runs before the All-Star Break (1987).
USC. Big Mac was the NCAA home run king in 1984 with 32 home runs.
|What pitcher did Mark McGwire hit his 70th home run off in 1998?||Mark McGwire
Carl Pavano. Number 70 came in the 7th inning off Montreal Pitcher, Carl Pavano. The legendary home run ball only went 370 feet.
f. Mark is right-handed all around. He writes with his right hand, bats with his right hand, and fields with his right hand. He retired in 2001 after hitting 583 home runs with his right hand bat.
|Mark won the Rookie of the Year Award, by hitting how many home runs?||Mark McGwire
49. He won the ROY in 1987 with the A's.
1986. He began his career as an Oakland A. He hit 3 home runs in the season.
|Mark McGwire set a season home run record for hitting how many home runs?||Mark McGwire
70. He hit 70 in 1998 with the Cardinals.