Sports Great Sammy Sosaby John Albert Torres
Sammy Sosa is the star home-run hitting outfielder for the Chicago Cubs. As the first player to hit more than 60 home runs in back-to-back seasons, and one of only three players in major league history to hit more than 50 home runs in four different seasons, Sosa has established himself as one of the most prolific sluggers ever to play the game. Sosa grew up in the impoverished Dominican Republic with dreams of being a major league baseball player. With dedication and much hard work, he eventually made it to the majors. After playing for the Texas Rangers and Chicago White Sox, he began to emerge as a power hitter with the Chicago Cubs. In 1998, he engaged in a dramatic race with Mark McGwire to see who would be the first man to establish a new single-season home run record. The numbers he put up helped propel the Cubs into the postseason and earned Sosa the National League MVP Award. Off the field, Sosa has also worked tirelessly for charitable causes, both in the United States and in his native Dominican Republic.
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