In truth, McGwire could be aloof and arrogant in the clubhouse.
Yes, McGwire did finally fess up during an interview with Bob Costas in 2010.
A budding rookie pitcher went up to McGwire at one point and suggested they go to dinner together.
But McGwire, unlike Bonds, played journalists like the marionettes they are.
John met Mrs. McGwire outside as the carriage was disappearing down the street.
"I suppose this might do for the little girl," suggested Mrs. McGwire, affably.
Mrs. McGwire, who had stationed herself at the street door, suddenly cried out, "They are coming!"
"I'm very proud of my son," Mrs. McGwire said, looking after the boy with beaming eyes.
Mrs. McGwire was there, hemming sheets for the house, and was deeply touched by his act.
Mrs. McGwire was helping in the kitchen, and Betty joined her and became a waitress herself.