Mark McGwire & Oddibe McDowell of Team USA

USA Olympic Team Home Runs Hammer Park League

Fenway Park served as a compatible facility last night for the US Olympic baseball team’s free-swingers. The Park League All-Stars served as nine statues. Practice fodder. A light practice, at that.

The touring Olympians raised their record to 16-2-1 with a 17-2 mismatch before a crowd of 5000, and mercy was accorded after six innings because of a curfew.

“Do you ever get bored playing teams with noticeably less talent than yours?” Olympic designated hitter Will Clark was asked.

“The only thing I get tired of is getting up early,” Clark said. “Everyone is dragging.” Read more