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Sammy Sosa still isn’t getting Hall of Fame love, and that’s fine

One of the less reported subplots of this winter’s Baseball Hall of Fame voting is Sammy Sosa’s lack of movement, in either direction, among the electorate. Sosa has received just six votes of the 55 revealed thusfar, the same he received through 55 votes last year. He finished with only 31 votes in 2016, giving him a total of 7.0% of the vote, just above the 5% cutoff to remain...
Via The Comeback
December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa remains an outsider while Cubs battle for World Series glory

While the Chicago Cubs chase their first MLB championship in 108 years, one of the franchise’s all-time greats, Sammy Sosa, remains a conspicuous outsider. Moments like this in a team’s history usually make for the perfect opportunity to highlight its former stars just as much as the men currently working towards the ultimate glorious achievement. That hasn’t happened this...
Via Sportsnaut
October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa wonders why Cubs have exiled him

Sammy Sosa was one of the most iconic Chicago Cubs players in the past two decades, yet he hardly has anything to do with the franchise these days. And it sounds like the Cubs are just fine with that being the case. The Wall Street Journal on Thursday published an article about the relationship between the Cubs and Sosa. They phrase it as the former slugger being exiled by the franchise...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa wants to throw out a first pitch if Cubs make World Series

Sammy Sosa and the Chicago Cubs did not part ways on the best of terms, but enough time has passed that Sosa has voiced his interest in throwing out a ceremonial first pitch if the team reaches the World Series. Sosa, of course, was not just a Cubs icon at his peak, he was a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa: Still alive (probably), still as freaky-looking as all get-out (photo)

Ever since Sammy Sosa disappeared from Major League Baseball, he has surfaced from time to time at some various function, appearance, on his own Pinterest page or what-have-you. The prevailing reaction to each time Sosa reemerges in public elicits is the continued, utter shock at his bizarre appearance (the above haunting image is from 2010,...Read More The post Sammy Sosa: Still...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa Wants To Make Amends With Cubs After 10 Years Of Tension

After the Chicago Cubs neglected to invite Sammy Sosa to Wrigley Field’s 100th anniversary celebration on Wednesday, the retired slugger expressed his desire to reconcile with the Cubs organization. “I should have been there; I would have liked to have been there,” Sosa told ESPN Deportes. “The Cubs know where to find me, and I hope to have the chance to clear up any...
Via NESN.com
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

'I knew it was shady when Sammy Sosa hit 60 home runs'

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Via Larry Brown Sports
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers’ Rafael Palmeiro waves goodbye to Hall of Fame

The 2014 MLB Hall of Fame class was announced yesterday with Greg Maddux, John Smoltz, and Frank Thomas receiving enough votes to be inducted. One player on the ballot who did not receive enough votes was Texas Ranger’s former superstar Rafael Palmeiro. This was Palmeiro’s fourth appearance on the Hall of Fame ballot. His previous three appearances ended with 12.6 percent of...
Via isportsweb.com
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Sammy Sosa be in the Hall of Fame?

This question is certainly an interesting one, seeing as there is no right or wrong answer. While there are many people who believe that players who are suspected of using performance enhancing drugs do not belong in the Hall of Fame, I think that there are many other things to consider that are more important (I am not saying that I am okay with players using PEDs, but that is a...
Via isportsweb.com
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

White-ish Sammy Sosa Had A White Party For His Birthday

Sammy Sosa turned 45 last week (Nov. 12), but the former Chicago Cubs’ outfielder didn’t have a chance to celebrate in style until…
Via Busted Coverage
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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