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Biography

Sammy Sosa Biography

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Sammy Sosa's facts

Date of Birth 1968-Nov-12
Nationality Dominican Republic
Profession Baseball player
Ethnicity Black
Marital Status married
Married to Sonia Rodriguez
Married on 2005-Dec-18
Children four
Net Worth(s) $70 million
Hair Color black
Eye Color black

Sammy Sosa is a renowned and popular baseball player of Dominician Republic. His birth place is in Consuelo. He has given his best performance in baseball. Sosa is also known as Mikey in his family and friends. He was also named Samuel by his maternal grandmother. Mickey name came from the thought from Soap Opera. His birth name is Samuel Kelvin “Sammy” Peralta Sosa.

Sammy was born in the year 1968 on the month of November. He celebrates his birthday in every November 12. He is one of the best baseball players of Dominican Republic. Sammy Sosa is a strongly built up and have white complexion of face. He speaks Dominican Republic accent. His ethnicity is black. He has a very beautiful smile. Sosa has short black hair and curly hair. He has brown eyes. Sammy has very attractive personality. He also has a very good sense of fashion. He generally wears tip top American dress up. He has very good height. Sammy has also maintained his body. He has changes his skin tone. He change his skin black to white. Sammy Sosa is a very hardworking and talented player. He has given his brilliant performance in baseball.

Sammy started his career from the very beginning. His career starts from the Texas rangers in the year 1989. It was his major role to his career. In the year 1992, he is also became the member of Chicago Clubs. He is also recognized as a best hitter in this club. In the year 1989 to 1991, he also plays for the club named Chicago White Sox. In the year 2005, he gave his best performance from the club Baltimore Orioles. In the year 2007, he is playing baseball from the very well-known club Texas Rangers. Sammy Sosa wears the jersey number 21, which is also the jersey number of his childhood idol Roberto Clemente. Because of his abilities and his skill, he was honor by many awards. His beautiful and very interesting game also helps him to highlight his career. Some of his awards are 7* All-star, which he get in the year 1995, 1998 to 2002 and in the year 2004. In the year 1995, 1998 to 2002, he was also honor by 6* Silver Slugger award. In the year 1998, he is awarded by NL MVP. He also won NL Hank Award and Roberto Clemente Award in the year 1999 and 1998 respectively. In the year 2000 and 2002, he is honored by the award 2* NL home run champion. He also won 2* NL RBI champion in the year 1998 and 2001. He is also winner of Home Run Derby of the year 2000. This famous player also falls in the controversy of drug abuse. In the year 2009, the New York Times reported him in the list of the player who used to take drugs.

Sammy Sosa got married to Sonia Rodriguez. They were in the relationship from the year 1993. This couple finally got married in the year 2005, Dec 18. They tied in marital relation in the very beautiful place called altos de Chavon, La Romana. This beautiful couple has four adorable and cute children named Keysha, Kenya, Sammy Jr. and Michael.

Challenging his skills and abilities, he became of the very talented and well known baseball players. He has maintained his personality and popularity in the world of sports. He finally reached to the height of success due to his hard work and his efficiency. He has many fans and followers. Sammy is also active in different social networking sites like facebook and twitter. He has earned an estimated net worth amount of $70 million. His bio and his other info are also available in wiki. His contribution to the baseball can never be overlooked. Sammy gave a big fancy birthday party when he turned 46 on 18th November, 2014.