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Previously pigment-challenged train wreck (he seems to be doing better now on that front) and former MLBer Sammy Sosa may have not garnered enough votes that would have led to his induction into the Hall of Fame, but even before he heard the disappointing news, he was already laying the groundwork for bigger and better things. Or something. You see, Sosa has been hard at work building up his Pinterest account, and for doing so, we should all thank him. Because it’s fan-freaking-tastic. For the uninitiated — I assume that is most of you, as I figure that the typical SoB reader isn’t a bored housewife or middle-aged woman or both — Pinterest, as defined by Wikipedia, is “a pinboard-style photo sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, hobbies, and more.” So, why is Sammy Sosa have a Pinterest account? Good question. Better question: Why has Sammy Sosa pinned hilarious photos all over his Pinterest page of himself dr...
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It’s been a while since we checked in on our old pal Sammy Sosa. And we were thrilled to find out that he’s doing well. We were even more thrilled to find out via Deadspin that he has a Pinterest page. And it’s a Pinterest page that you should visit every single day for the rest of your life. Why? Because it has to be the best Pinterest page on Pinterest. Just has to be. [Pinterest...
Former Chicago Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa is just one of the many retired professional athletes that has tried to get their name back in the spotlight by joining social media. He joined Twitter (@TheRealMr609) back in October, and he has more recently taken his talents to the popular photo sharing/social network site, Pinterest.
Naturally, hearing about Sammy Sosa joining Pinterest...
NewsTags: Baseball Hall of FameMark McGuireMLB Hall of FameSammy SosaDo you remember the summer of 1998 when the nation’s sportswriters were fawning over Mark McGuire and Sammy Sosa. Baseball had been suffering from the strike of 1994-5 and needed something to bring it back. According to the baseball writers of America, McGuire and Sosa were...
Took the Jeopardy online test yesterday. I’ll keep you posted.
Sammy Sosa is on the internet!
Skip Bayless also is on the internet, and that’s not good.
The first real tennis tournament of the year starts soon.
North Dakota State 67, IP-Fort Wayne 55 – Mostly, I just assume none of you know where IPFW is if I don’t spell it out.
Football League Championship...
There's a chance the podium under the chandeliers in the gold-and-ivory-colored Vanderbilt Room of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel will go unused Thursday.
With the cloud of steroids shrouding the candidacies of Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and others, baseball writers may fail for the only the second time in more than four decades to elect anyone to the Hall of Fame, rendering a news...
For only the eighth time in their annual elections and the first time since 1996, baseball writers have elected no player to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The 2013 ballot marked the first year of eligibility for several greats like Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Roger Clemens. Voters rejected the [...]
NEW YORK (AP) Steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa were denied entry to baseball's Hall of Fame, with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades.
Bonds received just 36.2 percent of the vote, Clemens 37.6 and Sosa 12.5 in totals announced Wednesday by the Hall and the Baseball Writers' Association of America...
This was the Hall of Fame ballot that all MLB players and fans were waiting on. This was the year that Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Roger Clemens were up for election into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. These three have either admitted or believed to have used player enhancing drugs during the “steroid era” in Major League Baseball.
For a player to be elected into...
Cancel your vacation to Cooperstown. Not one player on the 2013 ballot is getting inducted this year.
Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mike Piazza were among those denied enshrinement into the Baseball Hall of Fame when the voting results were revealed on Wednesday.
The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) decided that no one on this year’s ballot was worthy...
Steroids and the Baseball Hall of Fame just don't mesh well. Steroids in baseball paint a picture of shady cheaters, selling out their bodies, integrity, morals, honor, and self-respect in dark corners of clubhouses around the USA, aided by equally-as-shady trainers and suppliers. The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown is everything that is right with sports; legends inhabiting...
The Baseball Hall of Fame for the first time since 1996 will have no inductees. This is the first year that most the players who are suspected to be steroid users are all on the ballot. Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, Roger Clemens, and Rafael Palmeiro all received less [...]