Biography of Sammy Sosa
Sammy Sosa is a Dominican American former professional baseball right fielder who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 19 seasons, primarily with the Chicago Cubs. After playing for the Texas Rangers and Chicago White Sox, Sosa joined the Cubs in 1992 and became regarded as one of the game’s best hitters. Sosa hit his 400th home run in his 1,354th game and his 5,273rd at-bat, reaching this milestone quicker than any player in National League history. He is one of nine players in MLB history to hit 600 career home runs.
|Full Name||Samuel Peralta Sosa|
|Profession||Dominican American former professional baseball right fielder|
|Known As||Sammy Sosa|
|Date of Birth||November 12, 1968|
|Birth Place||San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic|
Sosa was born in the Dominican Republic and is partially of Haitian descent. Though born in a Batey community in Consuelo, his officially registered birthplace is San Pedro de Macorís, which was “the largest town nearby”. Sosa is known to family and friends as “Mikey”. His maternal grandmother, who had suggested his birth name of Samuel, also came up with his nickname: ” heard the name on a soap opera she liked and decided from that moment on he would be Mikey.”
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Sosa is married to Sonia Rodríguez, a Dominican TV dancer as a child, with whom he has six children: Keysha, Kenia, Sammy Jr., Michael, Kalexy and Rolando. The couple was married by the Catholic Church on December 18, 2004, at Altos de Chavón, La Romana; they had already been married civilly for 12 years.
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|Father||Juan Bautista Montero|
Where One Can Follow Him?
Sosa seems active on Twitter and Instagram. He frequently uploads his pictures, post, and videos in his authentic Twitter and Instagram account.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
There are no rumors and scandals about Sammy Sosa.
Major League Career
Sosa made his major league debut on June 16, 1989, with the Texas Rangers, wearing #17 and leading off as the starting left fielder. He hit his first career home run off Roger Clemens.
On July 29, 1989, the Rangers traded Sosa with Wilson Álvarez and Scott Fletcher to the Chicago White Sox for Harold Baines and Fred Manrique. In 1990, Sosa batted .233 with 15 home runs, 70 runs batted in, 10 triples, and 32 stolen bases. He also struck out 150 times, fourth-most in the American League. Sosa started the 1991 season by hitting 2 home runs and driving in 5 runs. However, he would slump for the rest of the year and ended up batting .203 with 10 home runs and 33 runs batted in.
In 2009, Sosa appeared at a music awards show looking much lighter in complexion than he had just months earlier. The buzz around this drastic change prompted him to go on a Spanish-language television station to deny that he was ill, or that he hated being dark-skinned, or that his new skin tone was the result of steroid use. Sosa explained that he uses a bleaching cream before going to bed that softens and lightens his skin.
What is Sammy Sosa’s Net Worth?
Sammy Sosa’s net worth has been growing significantly in 2019-20. So, how much is Sammy Sosa worth? What is Sammy Sosa ’s salary per year and how rich is he at the age of 73 years old? We have estimated Sammy Sosa net worth, money, income, and assets for 2019-20 below:
|Net Worth in 2020||approx. $70 million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||$1 Million – $5 Million (Approx.)|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Baseball Player|
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