Facts about Sammy Sosa
|Name||Samuel Peralta Sosa|
|Date of Birth||November 12, 1968|
|Place of Birth||San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic|
|Jersey Number||17 (1989 Rangers), 25 (1989-1991 White Sox), 21 (1992-present Cubs and Orioles)|
|First MLB game||June 16, 1989|
|Drafted By||Texas Rangers (Free Agent)|
|MLB Teams||Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles|
Memorable Sammy Sosa Moments
June 16, 1989 - Sammy Sosa played his first major league game against the New York Yankees.
June 21, 1989 - Sammy Sosa hit his first major league home run against Roger Clemens and the Boston Red Sox.
April 4, 2003 - Sammy Sosa hit his 500th career home run off Scott Sullivan of the Cincinnati Reds.
Sammy Sosa TradesJuly 29, 1989 - Sosa was traded by Texas Rangers along with with Scott Fletcher and Wilson Alvarez to the Chicago White Sox for Harold Baines and Fred Manrique
March 30, 1992 - Traded by Chicago White Sox with Ken Patterson to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for George Bell
January 28, 2005 - Sammy Sosa was dealt to the Baltimore Orioles for Jerry Hairston Jr. and two minor leaguers