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McGwire hits his mark

Updated: June 19, 2007, 3:25 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

"Every swing he took was a potential home run. He was the only man on the face of the earth who could hit the ball where he hit it. I stood by that batting cage and I looked at some of the spots where he hit those home runs and I couldn't believe it," says Jack Buck on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series.

He was born on Oct. 1, 1963, exactly two years to the day after Roger Maris smashed his 61st homer. He hit his 61st on his father's 61st birthday.

Like Babe Ruth, who ...

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