JUNE 4, 1984: DRAFTED MARK McGWIRE
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The move: Selected Mark McGwire in the 1st round (10th pick) of the MLB draft.
The story: Before he became a symbol of baseball's Steroid Era, McGwire was simply one of the game's best power hitters. Over 11 1/2 seasons, he belted 363 home runs and drove in 941 runs for the A's.
Verdict: Plus (Credit: AP, 1997)