Profession: MLB Outfielder
Why Famous: Played with four Major League Baseball teams over his career, which spanned from 1989 to 2007, but is best known for playing with the Chicago Cubs. As a Cub, he became one of the league's best hitters, and in 1998 he and Mark McGwire achieved national fame for their home run-hitting prowess in pursuit of Roger Maris' home run record.
- 1992-01-13 MLB baseball right fielder Sammy Sosa (23) weds Sonia Rodriguez
- 1996-05-16 Sammy Sosa is 1st Chicago Cub to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning
- 1997-05-26 Sammy Sosa (Cubs) & Tony Womack (Pirates) hit inside the park HRs
- 2000-09-16 Sammy Sosa becomes the second player to hit 50 or more home runs in three consecutive years, joining Mark McGwire