On September 15, 1998 — Ending a six-game drought without a homer, Mark McGwire, pinch-hitting in the ninth inning, hits his 63rd homer. The solo shot off Jason Christiansen in the Cardinals’ 8-6 loss to the Pirates allows ‘Big Mac’ to regain the home-run lead over Sammy Sosa.

 


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