McGwire home runs
SLP2000051215- 12 MAY 2000- ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: As the large sign in Busch Stadium says, St. Louis Cardinals' slugger Mark McGwire has moved into a tie for career home runs with Jimmie Foxx with 534 home runs, May 12. McGwire has 12 home runs on the season so far. bg/ Bill Greenblatt UPI
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New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will not take part in the home run hitting contest on July 14 before the major league All-Star game.
Manny Ramirez homered in consecutive innings Thursday and Josh Beckett lasted eight frames to bring the Boston Red Sox a 7-5 win over the New York Yankees.
New York auction house Sotheby's says a uniform worn by Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio during his 1936 rookie season will be among items auctioned this month.
Alex Rodriguez hit career home run No. 500 Saturday as the New York Yankees outslugged the Kansas City Royals, 16-8. Rodriguez, who turned 32 on July 27, surpassed Jimmie Foxx as the youngest player to reach 500 home runs.
New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez became the youngest player to hit 500 homers Saturday when he hit a three-run shot in the first inning against Kansas City. Rodriguez, who turned 32 July 27, topped Jimmie Foxx (32 years, 338 days) as the youngest player to
Ken Griffey Jr. homered Sunday afternoon to help Cincinnati beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-2.
Mark Prior struck out 13 in 8 2/3 innings and Sammy Sosa drove in three runs Tuesday as the Chicago Cubs edged the New York Mets, 3-2.
San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds is the National League Player of the Month for July.
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