McGwire, Mark

 (1963–) American baseball player.

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  • McGwire, Mark — ▪ American athlete in full  Mark David McGwire  born October 1, 1963, Pomona, California, U.S.       professional baseball player, considered one of the most powerful hitters in the history of the game. In 1998 he set a major league record for… …   Universalium

  • McGwire, Mark David — ▪ 1999       On Sept. 8, 1998, Mark McGwire hit his shortest home run of the year but the biggest one of his career. With a 104 m (341 ft) line drive, the first baseman for the major league baseball St. Louis Cardinals shattered Roger Maris s 37… …   Universalium

  • McGwire, Mark (David) — born Oct. 1, 1963, Pomona, Calif., U.S. U.S. baseball player. McGwire played first base in college, then joined the Oakland Athletics in 1987 and quickly displayed the strength that would become his trademark. His 49 home runs hit during his… …   Universalium

  • McGwire, Mark (David) — (n. 1 oct. 1963, Pomona, Cal., EE.UU.). Beisbolista estadounidense. En sus años universitarios jugó en primera base; en 1987 se unió a los Oakland Athletics. Pronto mostró la potencia que habría de ser su marca registrada. Los 49 home runs que… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • McGwire,Mark David — Mc·Gwire (mə gwīrʹ), Mark David. Born 1963. American baseball player. In 1987 he broke the single season record for home runs hit by a rookie, and in 1998 he set a new record for home runs hit in one season, surpassing Roger Maris and Sammy Sosa …   Universalium

  • Mark McGwire — Oakland / St. Louis Nr. 25 First Baseman …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • McGwire — McGwire, Mark (1963 ) US ↑baseball player. In 1998, he was the first player in history to hit 62 ↑home runs in one ↑season (=set of games played during one year) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mark — mark1 /mahrk/, n. 1. a visible impression or trace on something, as a line, cut, dent, stain, or bruise: a small mark on his arm. 2. a badge, brand, or other visible sign assumed or imposed: a mark of his noble rank. 3. a symbol used in writing… …   Universalium

  • Mark — /mahrk/, n. 1. one of the four Evangelists: traditionally believed to be the author of the second Gospel. 2. the second Gospel: to read aloud from Mark. 3. King, Arthurian Romance. ruler of Cornwall, husband of Iseult and uncle of Sir Tristram. 4 …   Universalium

  • Mark — (as used in expressions) Clark, Mark (Wayne) Hanna, Mark Hopkins, Mark McGwire, Mark (David) Morris, Mark Roget, Peter Mark Rothko, Mark Scott, Paul (Mark) Spitz, Mark (Andrew) Strand, Mark Tobey, Mark …   Enciclopedia Universal

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