Mark McGwire's 17-year-old son smashes home runs like dad in showcase
McGwire is back. No, not Mark, but it is definitely the last name.
After ESPN's recent debut in "Long Gone Summer," in which Mark McGwire, former A slugger, and Samy Sosa, ex-Chicago Cubs outfielder, the intense home run of 1998 when McGwire was a St. Louis Cardinal , highlighted is footage of Mac's son Max showing some swings and some bombing.
2021 1B Max McGwire swings during the BP. He's got real pop with a lot more projection. Does anyone know the last name? He has some strength in his genetics ... # PGNational
2:03 a.m. - June 19, 2020
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17-year-old Max is currently attending the Perfect Game National Showcase in Hoover, Ala.
The showcase is held annually for athletes entering their final year of school.
For Max, it's the perfect opportunity to show why his player rating (9.5 for Perfect Game) is as high as it is.
The first baseman and right-handed person is described on the website as someone who "moves very well out of his pocket on the first base, has agile feet, great arm strength for the position and no sporting reason that he cannot play on the third base or a corner position. "
The report also found that the 6-foot-2, 185-pounder has a "high hand start and a quick and short path to the ball".
Mark himself was known for having a short, compact swing in the middle of an illustrious 16-year career, and now, these numbers speak for themselves.
Max, an Oklahoma commit, also received praise for his timing and the fact that "he can bomb even without an adult."
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His father had a strong MLB resume with 12 All Star selections, five one-year crowns, two World Series rings and an AL Rookie of the Year Award in 1987.
It seems that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
Mark McGwire's 17-year-old son smashes home runs like dad in the display case that originally appeared in the NBC Sports Bay Area
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