Sammy Sosa

Sammy Sosa is an accomplished former Dominican-American baseball player. Sammy Sosa is most known for his 19-year career as a right fielder in Major League Baseball (MLB) with clubs such as the Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, and Chicago Cubs.

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Sammy Sosa was born on November 12, 1968, and is now 53 years old. He was born in San Pedro de Macros, Dominican Republic, and he is a Scorpio. His nationality is Dominican, and he is of Haitian heritage. Although he was born in a Batey village in Consuelo, his official recognized birthplace is San Pedro de Macros.

His relatives and friends refer to him as “Mikey,” although his full name is Samuel Peralta Sosa. Furthermore, his maternal grandmother suggested his birth name, ‘Samuel,’ as well as his nickname, ‘Mikey.’ Furthermore, his father is Juan Bautista Montero, and his mother is Lucrecia Sosa.

Sammy Sosa’s Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Sammy Sosa is around 6 feet tall or 183 cm tall. Similarly, the former baseball player weighs 165 pounds (75 kg). In 2009, this former baseball player emerged at a music awards presentation with a substantially lighter complexion than he had only a few months before.

This abrupt transition caused the former baseball player to appear on a Spanish-language television channel. In doing so, the baseball player denied being unwell or that he despised being dark-skinned. He also disputed that his altered skin color was caused by steroid usage.

On the contrary, the baseballer stated on the show that he applies a bleaching treatment before going to bed, which softens and lightens his skin. Furthermore, this former baseball player has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Sammy Sosa
Sammy Sosa Posing for a photo(source Instagram)

Sammy Sosa’s Profession & Career

Sammy Sosa is a former professional baseball player. He spent 19 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a right fielder. He was mostly a member of the Chicago Cubs. He then went on to play for the Texas Rangers and the Chicago White Sox. Following these steps, he joined the Cubs in 1992.

This guy went on to become one of the game’s finest hitters as a result of this. In his 1,354th game and 5,273rd at-bat, this retired athlete hit his 400th home run. This baseball player reached this milestone faster than any other player in National League history. In addition, this athlete is one of only nine players in MLB history to have hit 600 career home runs.

This player, along with Mark McGwire, rose to national prominence in 1998. This was for the players’ ability to hit home runs in pursuit of Roger Maris’ home run record. This retired baseball player was a seven-time All-Star with the Cubs. He also held a number of team records.

Additional Information

This professional baseball player concluded his career with second spells with the Baltimore Orioles and the Texas Rangers. This retired baseball player hit his 600th career home run with the Rangers, becoming the fifth player in MLB history to do so.

Furthermore, among foreign-born MLB players, this athlete ranks second all-time in home runs. In addition, he is one of just three National League players since 1900 to have at least 160 RBIs in a single season. In the year 2001, he made this record. Similarly, he is the only player in history to have hit 60 or more home runs in a single season three times.

This athlete achieved this in 1998, 1999, and 2001, respectively. However, in none of those seasons did this retired baseball player top the league in home runs. Despite this, he led the league in home runs in 2000, with 50.

This former baseballer made his first MLB appearance on June 16, 1989, for the Texas Rangers, and his last appearance with the same organization came on September 29, 2007. This sportsman also denied using performance-enhancing substances during his playing career. He disputed this at a congressional hearing in 2005 through his counsel.

Sammy Sosa’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship

Sammy Sosa is a contentedly married man. Sonia Rodrguez is the wife of this former baseball player. His wife is also a former Dominican TV dancer. The couple has six children together. Sammy Sosa Jr., Michael Sosa, Keysha Sosa, and Kenia Sosa are the four.

Sammy Sosa’s Income & Net Worth

Moving on, this former Dominican-American baseball player has an estimated net worth of $70 million US dollars.

Sammy Sosa’s Social Media(Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

Sammy Sosa does not appear to have a genuine presence on any social networking platform, including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Nonetheless, there are a few unconfirmed profiles under this former baseballer’s name on the aforementioned sites.

Quicks Facts

Full NameSamuel Sosa
Born Date12 Nov 1968
Age53 years old
Lucky Number11
Lucky StoneGarnet
Lucky ColorPurple
Best Match for MarriageCapricorn, Cancer, Pisces
ProfessionFormer Baseballer, Baseball right fielder
CountryDominican Republic
Height6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
Weight70 Kg
Marital Statusmarried
Wife Sonia Rodríguez
Net Worth$70 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceSan Pedro de Macorís
EthnicityPartial Haitian descent
FatherJuan Bautista Montero
MotherLucrecia Sosa
KidsSix (Sammy Sosa Jr., Michael Sosa, Keysha Sosa, Kenia Sosa, and two others)
IMDBSamuel Sosa IMDB
WikiSamuel Sosa Wiki
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