It's Over There, Commissioner

Gary Hoenig talks about the 1998 home run chase.

20 seconds

"They almost stumbled on a home run after the '94 strike. It's not that they encouraged people to go load up and hit as many home runs as you can and we'll make the strike zone smaller and we'll make the fences come in a little bit. And we'll make it all easier for you to hit home runs. Then we're getting the fan back. No, it just started happening and they thought, 'Wow, look at this. We thought it was gonna take years for people to come back.'"