July 2015
Sportsnet;7/13/2015, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p40
The article reflects on the performance between American former professional baseball player Mark McGwire and Dominican retired professional baseball right fielder Sammy Sosa during the Home Run Derby Major League Baseball (MBL) in 1998. An overview of their involvement on the split-screen assault during the game's sacrosanct records, is provided. Also highlighted is McGwire and Sosa's showdown with all the much-desired attention the home runs.


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