Maris's Physique Noah talks with John Thorne, the author of "Treasures of the Baseball Hall of Fame." Thorne says that physique is not a big issue in hitting home-runs. He says that hitting is based more on the conditioning of reflexes than it is on physical power. Thorne also says that if pitchers were to take the performance-enhancing drugs that McGwire is taking now, it would profoundly change the game. ("Treasures of the Baseball Hall of Fame" is published by Villard Books.)
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Maris's Physique

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Maris's Physique

Maris's Physique

Maris's Physique

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Noah talks with John Thorne, the author of "Treasures of the Baseball Hall of Fame." Thorne says that physique is not a big issue in hitting home-runs. He says that hitting is based more on the conditioning of reflexes than it is on physical power. Thorne also says that if pitchers were to take the performance-enhancing drugs that McGwire is taking now, it would profoundly change the game. ("Treasures of the Baseball Hall of Fame" is published by Villard Books.)