Unfortunate Angle Theater: McGwire Taking BP

Derrick Goold of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH reports on video taken by photographer Chris Lee: “of St. Louis Cardinals hitting coach Mark McGwire raking taking batting practice on Jan. 14, 2010, at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, Calif.

Mark McGwire Takes Batting Practice As Cardinals Hitting Coach

(Before or after extolling the benefits of oral?)

Goold reports that McGwire was, “working with two Cardinals hitters, Skip Schumaker and Brendan Ryan.

What’s more frustrating: watching a hitting coach take your swings in the batting cage or watching a present-day video of McGwire taking BP without being able to see how far he’s hitting it?

What, you think that wouldn’t prove anything?

Guess you didn’t hear McGwire say that steroids had nothing to do with his hitting ability.