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On this day in 1998 Mark McGwire broke the home run record - A Hunt and Peck

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Technically.

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“Do you want to know the terrifying truth or do you want to see me sock a few dingers?!”

Dingers! Dingers!

Yeah, there is some controversy over Mark McGwire breaking Roger Maris’s home run record, but do we really want to talk about that or do we want to watch him sock a dinger instead?

On September 8, 1998 Mark McGwire hit his 62nd homerun of the season to become the Major League Baseball single-season home run record holder. Here it is:

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