61 by the numbers BASEBALL: MCGWIRE TIES MARIS

September 08, 1998

0 -- NL teams to hold McGwire homerless this season.

1 -- Number of teams (Detroit Tigers) to hold McGwire homerless.

2 -- Grand slams.

6 -- Home runs hit with two men on.

7 -- Home runs off Marlins pitchers, most given up by any team.

7.3 -- At-bats per home run when he tied the record.

10 -- Home runs in first and fourth inning, most of any inning.

12 -- Home runs off left-handed pitchers.

15 -- Home runs hit on Tuesday, most of any day.

16 -- Home runs hit in May, most in any month.

17 -- Home runs in day games.

19 -- Teams McGwire homered against.

21 -- Home runs with two outs, most in any situation.

24 -- Home runs with one man on.

29 -- Bases-empty home runs.

30 -- Home runs hit on the road.

31 -- Home runs hit at home.

33 -- Home runs hit to left field, most in any direction.

44 -- Home runs hit in night games.

49 -- Home runs hit off right-handed pitchers.

144 -- Number of games by Cardinals for McGwire to tie the record.

446 -- At-bats for McGwire to hit record-tying home run.

429.5 -- Average distance of 59 of McGwire's home runs. Distance not available on other two.

Pub Date: 9/08/98

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