Sammy Sosa

MLB Outfielder Sammy Sosa Full Name: Sammy Sosa


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.

Born: November 12, 1968 (49 years old)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic

Married Life

  • 1992-01-13 MLB baseball right fielder Sammy Sosa (23) weds Sonia Rodriguez

Historical Events in the Life of Sammy Sosa

  • 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

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