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Trachsel: Fans wanted to believe

Updated: January 12, 2010, 7:12 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

For all their success on the baseball field during the 1998 season, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire might have been as good of actors as they were sluggers, says former Chicago Cubs pitcher Steve Trachsel.

Trachsel told "Carmen, Jurko and Harry" Tuesday on ESPN 1000 that the superstar sluggers didn't like each other, making their memorable embrace after McGwire's record-breaking 62nd home run -- off Trachsel -- surprising to those in the know.

"Everybody wanted to believe ...

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