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McGwire, Mark

Syllabification: Mc·Gwire, Mark
Pronunciation: /mə(k)ˈɡwī(ə)r
 
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Definition of McGwire, Mark in English:

( 1963-), US baseball player; full name Mark David McGwire. A first baseman, he played for the Oakland Athletics 1986–1997 and the St. Louis Cardinals 1997–2001. In 1998, he broke Roger Maris’s record of 61 home runs in a season by hitting 70, an accomplishment later tainted by allegations of steroid use.

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