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Dodgers manager Joe Torre speaks about Mark McGwire

January 13, 2010 |  4:05 pm

Dodgers Manager Joe Torre will appear tonight at 7 on the PBS talk show "Tavis Smiley."

The discussion? Mark McGwire's admission of steroid use.

According to an excerpt from the show, Torre said: 

Mark McGwire hit a lot of home runs when he was at Oakland,. Now I don’t know what he was doing when he was at Oakland, but he obviously has confessed to doing certain things, or admitted to doing certain things. I think his sort of conversation about what he did wrong, he should have left it at ‘I did all these things, I’m sorry about doing it.’ But then to go on and say he still could have hit home runs although he didn’t take it. That’s something people aren’t going to believe. He might have hit some home runs, but he wouldn’t have hit them as far as he hit them.”

-- Diane Pucin