Mark McGwire quotes

  • Do you want to know the truth, or see me hit a few dingers?
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Want

  • The only reason I took ***** was for my health purposes. I did not take ***** to get any gain for any strength purposes.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Gains #Purpose #Reason

  • Performance-enhancing drugs are an illusion. I wish I had never gotten involved with steroids. It was wrong. It was stupid.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Stupid #Drug #Wish

  • This is a great thing that's happening in baseball. We don't know if it will ever happen again.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Sports #Baseball #Great Things

  • I've been thinking about the record since I reached the fifty plateau. But you think about it and then you let it go because you can't waste many brain cells on hours thinking about it.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Sports #Thinking #Cells

  • I touched Roger's bat and held it to my heart. My bat will lie next to his. I'm damn proud of that.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Sports #Lying #Heart

  • I know it's tough. Everybody in baseball knows its tough. I'm just going to give it my best shot.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Sports #Baseball #Giving

  • I mean, it's unheard of for somebody to hit 70 home runs, so I'm like in awe of myself right now.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Running #Mean #Home

  • I wish that every player could feel what I've felt in visiting ballparks. The receptions I've received, it's blown me away. It's absolutely remarkable.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Player #Wish #Visiting

  • Once and for all, I did not use ***** or any other illegal substance.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Use #Substance #Illegal

  • I tell you what, I was so shocked because I didn't think the ball had enough to get out. It's an absolutely incredible feeling. I can honestly say I did it.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Sports #Thinking #Feelings

  • Only sixteen players have hit fifty or more homers in a season. To me, that's a very special milestone.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Player #Special #Fifty

  • I'm not here to discuss the past... I'm here to be positive.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Past #Being Positive

  • I think it puts baseball back on the map as a sport. It's America's pastime and just look at everyone coming out to the ballpark. It has been an exciting year.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Sports #Baseball #Thinking

  • What a perfect way to end the home stand, by hitting sixty-two for the city of St. Louis and all the fans. I truly wanted to do it here and I did. Thank you St. Louis.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Thank You #Home #Cities

  • Babe Ruth, what can you say? You are almost speechless when people put your name alongside his name. I wish I can go back in time in meet him. Obviously, he was probably the most important sports figure in the world at that time. Hopefully, someday when I pass away, I get to meet him, and then I can really find out what he was really like.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Sports #Names #People

  • So be it. I’m happy to bring the country together.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Country #Together

  • The mind is a powerful thing and most people don't use it properly.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Powerful #People #Mind

  • I study pitchers. I visualize pitches. That gives me a better chance every time I step into the box. That doesn't mean I'm going to get a hit every game, but that's one of the reasons I've come a long way as a hitter
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Mean #Games #Giving

  • I don't know if I want to break my own record. I think I would rather leave it as it is.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Thinking #Want #Records

  • I sort of missed one big thing, to touch first base. I hope I didn't act foolish, but this is history.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Firsts #Foolish #Bigs

  • If you want to maximize your total potential ... you have to know yourself first.
    -- Mark McGwire

    #Baseball #Want #Firsts

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