Could McGwire have hit 70 HRs without PEDs?

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  1. Detectorist

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    No, not even close.

    He was around 50+ HRs a year, in his early 30s and his output would have declined if he had not juiced up.
     
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    If he could hit 70 HR's without PED's than why the F did he take them anyway????

    F him
     
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    tous GET A ROPE!

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    We'll never know.
    Just the way we'll never know how Sammy Sosa would have done without corked bats.

    I hate cheaters.
     
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    He’s a cheater. Don’t matter what he thinks he could’ve done. Point is , he didn’t.
    Shoulda coulda woulda.
     
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    Ramjet38 SONS OF LIBERTY

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    He could've been eating monkey gonads for testosterone too.
     
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    It's a shame it over shadowed Sammy Sosa's home run accomplishments that year.
     
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    Yes. Quite a shame.
     
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    I have my doubts, was sad to learn McGuire had been using PEDs.

    Look at both McGuire and Bonds in their earlier years. Both trim and no doubt strong but not overly bulky. Later both got vastly larger, McGuire certainly proved he could mi**** a ball and still hit it over the fence to any of the 3 fields. Much more power than before. Don

    Edited to question why GTs programming changed what I wrote. I wrote in one word which when separated was "miss hit" nothing rude or vulgar, why did the programming put "****" in?

    Personally, I gave up on MLB a long time ago. When I was a kid, guys like Whitey Ford, Mantle, Rocky Colavito etc were ones I followed. Both Whitey and Mickey had their own issues but I wonder how much Mantle could have done had he not the osteomyolitis (spelling?). Shows how old I am, right? Don
     
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    Except that Sammy was juicing too.
     
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    tous GET A ROPE!

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    So you support one cheater over the other?

    What the shame is that anyone, especially the young'usn, ever thought these jerks were worthy of adulation.
     
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    Hard to say. He hit 49 HR as a skinny rookie, plus MLB juiced the baseball shortly thereafter and gradually made the ballparks smaller. It’s a shame that McGwire and Bonds took PED’s because both were amazing players without it. We will never know.
     
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    Sammy juiced? Rumor and innuendo!
     
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    And a positive test.
     
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