Some Cards stand behind McGwire
ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals can only hope their new batting coach will now cease to be a sideshow.
Mark McGwire's admission of steroids use while shattering Roger Maris' season home run record in 1998 was seen by many on the team as a first step toward rehabilitating a tattered image.
"I'm happy for him that he's taken the platform to kind of change the last picture everybody saw of him, which was him sitting before Congress," said catcher Mike Matheny, a teammate at the end of McGwire's ...
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