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Sammy Sosa today is not the same guy he was a few years ago.He's a sharp dresser, the head of a needle-free injection company and, remarkably, he has remembered the English language.The former slugger took to the interwebs for ten minutes Wednesday afternoon to answer some questions from his fans. And while he didn’t respond to any questions about steroids (he did comment on Lance Armstrong)…he does believe that both he and Mark McGwire belong in the Hall of Fame."I'm not going to come here and say anything that's going to jeopardize my future. But definitely, time will determine everything,” the 1998 National League MVP said. “I’m waiting for my time. I'm the type of person that I don't like the controversy. I'm going to wait here, but definitely time will determine everything.”Of course.Other topics Sosa touched upon…his legacy with the Chicago Cubs, his future as a coach and, of course, whether or not he’d be interested in running for president of the Dominican Republic."Listen, you never know. If that moment comes in, I will be ready,” Sosa said of his political future. “I don't say that it's going to happen tomorrow or the next day, but I'm going to continue to take care of my family and taking care of the rest of the people, I feel comfortable already and I feel like I'm a president doing that."You can catch the entire chat below. Enjoy.
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Sammy Sosa had an opportunity to go down in history as one of the best Chicago Cubs ever. Then in 2003 a report came out that labeled Sosa as one of many players the used PED’s, and well the rest is history.
Sosa now says he’s ready to forgive the Cubs, and during a live webcast that he set up, stated that the Cubs should have been retired his #21 jersey via ESPN Chicago.
Sammy Sosa woke up. Someone must’ve told him he didn’t get elected to the Hall of Fame. Now he’s all over the media talking about he deserves to be in the Hall of Fame, and how the Cubs should’ve retired his number a long time ago. To the first point, I say no. [...]
Sammy Sosa thinks he and fellow steroid-tainted star Mark McGwire belong in the Hall of Fame.
Slammin' Sammy also said the Chicago Cubs should retire his number, and he left open the possibility of running for president of the Dominican Republic during an interview Wednesday on the website Ustream.com.
Asked if he thinks he or McGwire belong in the Hall, Sosa said: ''...
Sammy Sosa took to the internet to do a ten minute Ustream chat on Wednesday. Now famous for his Pinterest page, Sosa and his 609 homeruns (eight on the all-time list) only received 12.5% votes for the 2013 Hall of Fame.Should Sosa get in? He thinks so.“I’m not going to come here and say anything that is going to jeopardize my future,” he added. “But definitely time will...
That’s right…the REAL Sammy Sosa, who told you about his Pinterest that is really him, and his Facebook that is really him, plus the Twitter that is really him, now REALLY has a TV show on Ustream. It’s either the real Sammy Sosa or a Terminator-like automaton designed to fool you into thinking it’s Sammy Sosa, but he says it’s HIM DAMMIT. Here are some highlights…...
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