Sammy Sosa

Sammy sosa

Samuel Peralta "Sammy" Sosa (born November 12, 1968) is a Dominican former professional baseball right fielder. Sosa played with four Major League Baseball teams over his career which spanned from 1989-2007. Sosa's Major League career began with the Texas Rangers in 1989. After three seasons with the Chicago White Sox, Sosa became a member of the Chicago Cubs in 1992 and subsequently became one of the league's best hitters. In 1998, Sosa and Mark McGwire achieved national fame for their home run-hitting prowess in pursuit of Roger Maris' home run record. Sosa finished his career with brief stints with the Baltimore Orioles and the Texas Rangers. With the Rangers, Sosa hit his 600th career home run to become the fifth player in MLB history to reach the milestone. He is also the all-time home run leader among foreign-born MLB players. Furthermore, Sosa is one of only two National League Players to ever reach 160 RBI in a season, a milestone he reached in 2001. The other was Cubs player and RBI Champion Hack Wilson during his record setting 1930 season in which he recorded 191 RBI. Sosa is the only player to have hit 60 or more home runs in a single season three times.

Personal details

Date of birth
November 12th, 1968
Nationality
Dominican Republic

Family

Spouses
Children

Movie performances

1. Slammin' Sammy: The Sammy Sosa Story (2002)

Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
60.0

Awards

Top cast

Personal movie appearances

Title Year Appearance type Budget Awards Producers Directors Writers
Baseball: The Tenth Inning
Documentary,History,Sport
2010
Major League Baseball: Memorable Moments
2002

Guest TV appearances

Beyond the Glory

Program genre

Documentary film

External resources

Beyond the Glory was a documentary series that profiles some of the most legendary and controversial athletes in recent history. Executive produced by Steve Michaels and Frank Sinton and narrated by Jay Mohr, the show used archived video, on-camera interviews and player histories to take viewers beyond the playing field and into the athletes' lives and minds.nThe series was produced by Asylum Entertainment.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E01 June 16th, 2002

Teams played 1

Chicago Cubs Baseball

From To Position
1992 2004 Outfielder

The Chicago Cubs are a professional baseball team located in Chicago, Illinois. They are members of the Central Division of Major League Baseball's National League. The Cubs are one of the two remaining charter members of the National League (the other being the Atlanta Braves). The team is currently owned by a family trust of TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts. The Cubs have not won the World Series in 103 years, a longer championship drought than that of any other major North American professional sports team, and are often referred to as "The Lovable Losers" because of this distinction. They are also known as "The North Siders" because Wrigley Field, their home park since 1916, is located in Chicago's north side Lake View community at 1060 West Addison Street. The club played its first games in 1870 as the Chicago White Stockings and were founded professionally in 1876. This makes the Cubs, along with the Braves who were also founded in 1871, one of the two oldest active teams in major North American sports.

Championships won

Championship Year Runner-up Result
World Series 1908 Detroit Tigers 4-1
World Series 1907 Detroit Tigers 4-0

General club info

Club founded 1870
Leagues
National League Central
National League
Major League Baseball
Stadiums
Wrigley Field
1916 -
Team colors

Coaches

Coach From To
Manny Ramírez 2014

Social media

Official website

chicago.cubs.mlb.com

Wikipedia article

Teammates partial list

1986 - 1992 - Pitcher
2004 - 2005
1987 - 1992 - Outfielder
2003 - 2011 - Infielder
1982 - 1994 - Infielder
1991 - 1992
2003 - 2004
2004 - 2012 - Pitcher

Baseball statistics

Seasson Team AB G H R BB BA GDP GS HBP HR IBB OBP RBI SF SH SLG SO 2B 3B
1989 Major League Baseball Season Chicago White Sox 99 33 27 19 11 0.273 3 0 2 3 2 0.351 10 2 1 0.414 27 5 0
1989 Major League Baseball Season Texas Rangers 84 25 20 8 0 0.238 3 0 0 1 0 0.238 3 0 4 0.31 20 3 0
1990 Major League Baseball Season Chicago White Sox 532 153 124 72 33 0.233 10 0 6 15 4 0.282 70 6 2 0.404 150 26 10
1991 Major League Baseball Season Chicago White Sox 316 116 64 39 14 0.203 5 0 2 10 2 0.24 33 1 5 0.335 98 10 1
1992 Major League Baseball Season Chicago Cubs 262 67 68 41 19 0.26 4 0 4 8 1 0.317 25 2 4 0.393 63 7 2
1993 Major League Baseball Season Chicago Cubs 598 159 156 92 38 0.261 14 0 4 33 6 0.309 93 1 0 0.485 135 25 5
1994 Major League Baseball Season Chicago Cubs 426 105 128 59 25 0.3 7 0 2 25 1 0.339 70 4 1 0.545 92 17 6
1995 Major League Baseball Season Chicago Cubs 564 144 151 89 58 0.268 8 0 5 36 11 0.34 119 2 0 0.5 134 17 3
1996 Major League Baseball Season Chicago Cubs 498 124 136 84 34 0.273 14 0 5 40 6 0.323 100 4 0 0.564 134 21 2
1997 Major League Baseball Season Chicago Cubs 642 162 161 90 45 0.251 16 0 2 36 9 0.3 119 5 0 0.48 174 31 4
1998 Major League Baseball Season Chicago Cubs 643 159 198 134 73 0.308 20 3 1 66 14 0.377 158 5 0 0.647 171 20 0
1999 Major League Baseball Season Chicago Cubs 625 162 180 114 78 0.288 17 0 3 63 8 0.367 141 6 0 0.635 171 24 2
2000 Major League Baseball season Chicago Cubs 604 156 193 106 91 0.32 12 1 2 50 19 0.406 138 8 0 0.634 168 38 1
2001 Major League Baseball Season Chicago Cubs 577 160 189 146 116 0.328 6 2 6 64 37 0.437 160 12 0 0.737 153 34 5
2002 Major League Baseball Season Chicago Cubs 556 150 160 122 103 0.288 14 1 3 49 15 0.399 108 4 0 0.594 144 19 2
2003 Major League Baseball season Chicago Cubs 517 137 144 99 62 0.279 14 0 5 40 9 0.358 103 5 0 0.553 143 22 0
2004 Major League Baseball season Chicago Cubs 478 126 121 69 56 0.253 9 1 2 35 4 0.332 80 3 0 0.517 133 21 0
2005 Major League Baseball season Baltimore Orioles 380 102 84 39 39 0.221 15 0 2 14 3 0.295 45 3 0 0.376 84 15 1
2007 Major League Baseball season Texas Rangers 412 114 104 53 34 0.252 11 1 3 21 3 0.311 92 5 0 0.468 112 24 1

Abbrevations

AB - At bat, G - Games, H - Hits allowed, R - Runs, BB - Base on balls , BA - Batting average, GDP or GIDP - Ground into double play, GS - Grand Slam, HBP - Hit by pitch, HR - Home runs, IBB - Intentional base on balls, OBP - On-base percentage, RBI - Run batted in, SF - Sacrifice fly, SH - Sacrifice hit, SLG - Slugging average, 2B - Double, 3B - Triple

Awards won

1999 Hank Aaron Award

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with

1999 Humanitarian of the Year ESPY Award

1998 National League Most Valuable Player Award

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Baseball Writers' Association of America

1998 Sportsman of the Year

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with

Sport awards

Year Award Other winners
1998 National League Most Valuable Player Award
awarded 1996
awarded 1997
awarded 1999
awarded 2000

Wikipedia

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