Did You Know…

Mark McGwire hit 57 home runs in 1997 while splitting the season between the Cardinals and A’s but scored only 86 runs, making him the first player with 50-home run season to score fewer than 100 times.  Atlanta’s Andruw Jones joined McGwire in 2005 when he scored just 95 runs while hitting 51 homers. 

**factoid courtesy of ‘Big League Trivia’

My Take – What does that say about the Cards/A’s offense of those years?  ‘Big Mac’ was responsible for driving himself in 66% of the time…

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