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An Open Letter to Mark McGwire

by LS Murphy

Dear Big Mac,

I'm not here to talk about the past. Let's get that out of the way. But I am here to talk about the now and the future.

When you were announced as the hitting coach for our beloved team, I was both skeptical and thrilled. What better person to help out our boys then one of the great hitters of the 90s? We all knew about about the PEDs. Cardinals Nation has forgiven you.

We will not forgive you if you odn't get our boys to HIT.

15 of the last 18 runs have been scored off of homeruns. I love the long ball as much as the next gal but we need to get runners on base. We need to get hits. This team, any team for that matter, cannot win a championship on long balls alone.

So here is my plea to you, Mr. McGwire, do your job. Teach these guys to hit. Get them off the constant video watching and help them relearn their instincts. After all, that's what got them into the Big Leagues in the first place.

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1 comment:

  1. That is the most logical thing I have heard asked of Mark McGwire in probably a decade and a half.


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