ET on ESPN. Keown wrote: "Everyone looks at my body," McGwire told me in '98, "but I use my mind more than my arms.". But steroid use by the players of their era rendered the records meaningless. If there’s a big Budweiser scoreboard rather than just the Torco billboard, it’s a cheat and those fans are years away from actually cheering on Sosa. Future “30 for 30” episodes dates have not yet been announced. Column: From Wisconsin football to Justin Turner, sports celebrations are halted by stark reminders of COVID-19. Secretive. Pero cuando el uso desenfrenado de esteroides en todo el juego salió a la luz en los años siguientes, la emoción se fue. 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Indeed, while McGwire had help from PEDs, it's easy to forget how good of a hitter he had become. Always patient at the plate, he drew 162 walks that year -- he had only 509 at-bats, so he homered a ridiculous once every 7.27 at-bats. "Long Gone Summer" premieres on Sunday, June 14, at 9 p.m. Now there were two races going on: the race to catch Maris and the race with each other. His arc is that of the hero who has been humbled and admits and accepts that what he did was wrong. The “30 for 30” film special is a heavy dose of baseball nostalgia based on the 1998 single-season home run chase between Sammy Sosa of the Cubs and Mark McGwire of the Cardinals. Or, as Manfred told ESPN on Monday, there might not be a 2020 season at all. But the documentary attempts to make the chase be about something more, about some idealized version of America. I suspect your reaction to it rests on how you view the entire era of performance-enhancing drugs. The current record for most home runs in a season is 73. 'Long Gone Summer' se estrena el domingo 14 de junio a las 9 p.m. por ESPN y ESPN Deportes. He also does it with the old Busch Stadium which was razed years ago. I’m not a filmmaker, but I know the best documentaries are layered with context and insight. Los Dodgers serán recordados como los campeones de una temporada singular. Barry Bonds broke the record in 2001, with his own tainted chase. That’s because the use of testosterone enhancers — both the legal ones and the illegal ones — was shameful. Sosa hit a career-high 66 home runs in 1998, one of three times in his career he eclipsed the 60-home run milestone. Here’s what to consider. Don’t count “Long Gone Summer” in that description. Sammy Sosa-Mark McGwire ’30 for 30′ documentary air date The documentary about Sosa and McGwire is titled “Long Gone Summer.” It will run for two hours on ESPN beginning at 9 p.m. “Long Gone Summer," ESPN's documentary on Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire and the 1998 HR chase, is a rare "30 for 30" effort that lacks ambition. “It sort of sucked,” he says. Not really. Barry Bonds broke the record in 2001, with his own tainted chase. Or, as Manfred told ESPN on Monday, there might not be a 2020 season at all. 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But it is telling that when McGwire asked the company that made the product to publicly back him, it declined. Here are six takeaways from it. Here’s how to watch “Long Gone Summer” and additional context regarding the film: The documentary about Sosa and McGwire is titled “Long Gone Summer.” It will run for two hours on ESPN beginning at 9 p.m. If Sunday night was an indication, perhaps we can look for a future documentary romanticizing the pandemic standoff. “Long Gone Summer” was made by a self-professed Cardinals fan. No context. Míralo por ESPN: Baja el App de ESPN | WatchESPN | TV. No context. Follow Mark McGwire's and Sammy Sosa's pursuit of the single-season MLB home run record in 1998. Aaron had to have security guards, too, because people were threatening to kill him and his family, because he was a black man on the verge of breaking Ruth’s record. In that way, the documentary feels almost like it has the current blessing of Major League Baseball. Indeed, I don't think the chase would have been nearly as exciting if it had been just McGwire. Quedarse en el sitio actual o ir a edición preferida. And spring training games are unnecessary. Inside the '98 home run race and what we should have known, How we remember McGwire, Sosa and home run race of '98, McGwire, Sosa and much more: Inside the wild 1998 MLB season. It matters not that Sosa in 1998 was the National League Most Valuable Player, helped the Cubs to a playoff berth and shared Sports Illustrated’s year-end Sportsmen of the Year honor with McGwire. A romanticized, whitewashed version of a tainted competition that doesn’t delve into the lack of authenticity of the event until 103 minutes into the two-hour documentary. When the 70th home run is hit on the final day of the season, the Cardinals’ announcers crow that the number will stand “for years.” Well, three to be exact. Reminder: The chase took place in 1998. McGwire describes his approach as “see ball, hit ball.” Sosa says, “God picked me,” instead of Ken Griffey Jr., to duel with McGwire. 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We and our partners use cookies on this site to improve our service, perform analytics, personalize advertising, measure advertising performance, and remember website preferences. Center stage of “Long Gone Summer” belongs to McGwire — and he clearly owns it. The opening starts with Todd McFarlane, the comic book maven, cataloging all his collector baseballs, including McGwire’s No. Edición temprana de los Power Rankings MLB: ¿Cómo llegarán Dodgers, Rays y los 28 equipos al 2021? This was not overstated. Seems like it might have been a good time to mention what Hank Aaron went through when he was chasing another home run record: Babe Ruth’s career mark. But the documentary attempts to make the chase be about something more, about some idealized version of America. As bad as his evasiveness comes off, a bigger shot to Sosa’s image is that he often seems like a supporting player. Puedes obtener acceso al instante. I mean, dear Lord, did McGwire hit some long blasts. Because baseball might need some more artificially enhanced excitement whenever it eventually gets back to playing the game. Víctor González y Julio Urías, la combinación del triunfo en el sexto juego, Víctor González, con gran labor en el juego 6 de la Serie Mundial. Sports is a rich canvas: “30 for 30” films like “The Two Escobars” or “June 17th, 1994” take moments in time and tell a bigger story. In truth, after attendance fell 20% in 1995, it increased 6% in 1996, 5% in 1997 and 4% in 1998 -- and then declined slightly in 1999. When a bottle of androstenedione is spotted by a reporter in McGwire’s locker — don’t forget dozens of reporters were crowding around that locker on a daily basis and it was clearly visible — there’s no mention of how vilified that reporter, Steve Wilstein, was. After Mark McGwire surpassed Roger Maris with his 62nd home run, the importance could be seen around the stadium, including on the broadcasters' faces. I set goals. 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The documentary on the summer of 1998’s home run chase between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa that aired Sunday night was a dud. From left, Baltimore Orioles' Sammy Sosa, his interpreter Patricia Rosell, McGwire, Orioles' Rafael Palmiero and Boston Red Sox Curt Schilling. Without saying exactly what sucked. Column: Analytics are spoiling the fun.

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