Mark McGwire Sets Rookie Home Run Record

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Date of Event: August 11, 1987

On August 11, 1987, Mark McGwire of the Oakland A’s set the rookie home run record with 38 runs, surpassing Al Rosen’s record of 27; and now surpassed by Aaron Judge with 52. Al Rosen comments on McGwire’s achievement here.


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Larry Dierker was born September 22, 1946, in Hollywood California. Larry is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, manager, broadcaster, and he is also an accomplished American novelist, blogger, essayist, playwright, motivational speaker, and digital entrepreneur.