McGwire Cards’ HOF enshrinement an insult to deserving Lankford
It was just of matter of time, but that still does not make the enshrinement of Mark McGwire into the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame any easier to digest.
The one-time, single-season home run champion hit 70 in 1998 for the Cardinals and 65 the following season. He drove in 147 runs both of those years, and was a three-time All-Star while with St. Louis (1998–2000).
He used steroids, and he admitted it in January 2010.
Five years before his nationally televised apology and mea culpa, McGwire embarrassed the Cardinals, the franchise’s legion of fans and all St. Louis during testimony before Congress.