Re: Pete just said he thinks Tracy Jones juiced
Originally Posted by Team Clark
Tracy's incredible strength and workouts were chronicled in a few spring training stories in '87-'88. I remember the stories talking about him benching 450lbs and going on to detail his workouts which seemed extreme. I was an impressionable young man back then and was fascinated with Jones, Daniels, Larkin, McClendon and few others. I kept thinking if I could someday bench 450 I could be a big leaguer too. Crazy the stuff you remember.
I remember something about that, too. What I heard was that Tracy was the only player on the team who could compare with Dave Parker in terms of strength.
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