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Sammy's Choice: Positive steroid test not only clue to Sosa's 60+ homer power

If Sammy Sosa were a NASA rocket ship, the launch date for his journey into the stratosphere of legendary power hitting would have been on May 25, 1998.

At the time, the Mark McGwire Missile was already soaring up ahead, with the St. Louis Cardinal having just hit his 25th home run in the 49th [...]

Catching up with History: Ryan Howard's Unique Journey to the Major Leagues

In the class of baseball’s most prolific home run hitters in history, Ryan Howard stands alone as the oldest slugger to enter the major leagues. Follow his journey to appreciate the man’s dangerous hot streaks, to dispel a couple of Howard myths, and to see that Jim Thome was not the only closed door that [...]