Mark McGwire breaks baseball homerun record (25 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


On 8 September 1998, Mark McGwire of the St. Louis Cardinals hit his 62nd homerun and thus broke Roger Maris’s record of 61 in a baseball season.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "Mark McGwire breaks baseball homerun record". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 22 October 2016.]