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Now is the Time for Cubs to Reunite With Sammy Sosa

First things first… the elephant in the room.  Did Sammy Sosa cheat?  As far as black letter law, yes.  He was caught with a corked bat on June 3, 2003.  That violates the rules, which he was caught and punished for, whether he used the bat intentionally or not.  The New York Times also reported that Sosa showed up on the 2003 survey of PED users.  Sosa himself said, under...
Via World Series Dreaming
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Hall Of Fame Reduces Player Eligibility From 15 To 10 Years

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire will have less time to remain eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot under changes made Saturday. The Hall of Fame’s board cut a player’s eligibility from 15 years to 10, which gives McGwire a maximum of two more appearances on the writers’ ballot. Bonds, Clemens and Sosa, shunned so far along with...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Late homers help Giants top Padres

It was part Carlton Fisk, part Kirk Gibson, part Sammy Sosa. Michael Morse's reaction to his ninth-inning home run was something you'd see in the playoffs. Not in an early July game with a team that had lost 18 of 23. But he had a good reason for vehemently jumping out of the box with his right arm waving and also pumping his fist during his jaunt around the bases. It was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ciara Looks Like Sammy Sosa at BET Awards (Photo)

  I’ve been told that this is Ciara and who am I to go against that, but the Ciara I knew never wore this much make up and wasn’t bleach blonde. I know Ciara just had a baby not too long ago but this drastic transformation is not working for her. She needs to get back to the Ciara we all know and somewhat tolerated. Here’s a Picture of Ciara at Last Year’s Awards:
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

IMAGES: Sammy Sosa’s Transformation from Dominican to Dracula

Posted to OH WOW!!Sammy Sosa was once one of the most beloved athletes in Chicago. He helped save the game of baseball in 1998 with his home run race with Mark McGwire, but a corked bat and alleged steroid use has made him an outcast in Chicago. Even more weird is the fact that Sosa has gone from a dark normal looking dominican man to a white ghostly dracula looking dude. His look...
Via Sports Mockery
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa’s Transformation From Dominican To Michael Jackson

Posted to OH WOW!!Sammy Sosa was once one of the most beloved athletes in Chicago. He helped save the game of baseball in 1998 with his home run race with Mark McGwire, but a corked bat and alleged steroid use has made him an outcast in Chicago. Even more weird is the fact that Sosa has gone from a dark normal looking dominican man to a white ghostly dracula looking dude. His look...
Via Sports Mockery
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

“Move Over Big Mac … ” – Sammy Sosa Hits #62

Posted to Chicago CubsThis will bring back memories… Sammy Sosa joined Mark McGwire passing Roger Maris’ 61 home run record in September of 1998. Sosa hit #62 in front of a packed house at Wrigley Field, Chip Kelly has one of the memorable home run calls in Cubs history. This was back when people watched the Cubs on TV. This was back when steroids were ignored. This was back...
Via Sports Mockery
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Sports History – 6/3

Today in sports history… In 2003, Sammy Sosa’s bat was found corked.  In the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, he grounded out to the 2nd baseman and his bat shattered.  Umpires immediately discovered the cork in the bat.  His explanation was as such: “I use that bat for batting [&hellip No visits yet The post Today in Sports History – 6/3 appeared...
Via No Coast Bias
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Morello Thinks The Cubs Suck And Would Like To Play Shortstop

TMZ Sports The list of the awesome celebrity fans who are constantly being tortured by the Chicago Cubs grows yet again, as Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave guitarist and equally badass solo artist* Tom Morello recently ran into a TMZ photographer to rap about his beloved team of losers. Morello is what you’d call a more realistic Cubs fan, as he didn’t care about the...
Via With Leather
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

45-Year-Old Sammy Sosa Pushing A Baby Stroller

  You guys can’t get enough of new father Sammy Sosa enjoying yet another newborn baby, so here we go with Sammy last…
Via Busted Coverage
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa Is Black Again

  It’s good to see Sammy back to being black after all these years going with the white look. I look at so…
Via Busted Coverage
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

#FlashbackFriday: Exciting Home Runs of the 90′s

    Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire in 1998 (Photo Credit: www.thesportsfanjournal.com)   Baseball is well known for exciting home runs throughout their history — whether it’s walk-off home runs, postseason home runs, or historic home runs — you name it. There have been especially some exciting dingers and bombs in the decade of the 1990′s. There are many great homers out...
Via Reading Between The Seams
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa: “How Do You Losers Like My Gold Glasses?”

    I took a couple years of Spanish in college, but it’s been a few years so my rough translation of this…
Via Busted Coverage
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in History: Sammy Sosa’s Two Home Run Inning

On May 16, 1996, Chicago Cubs slugger, Sammy Sosa was a major player in a 13-1 home victory over the Houston Astros when he became the first in the organization to hit two home runs one inning. Sosa approached the plate to face Astros pitcher Jeff Tabaka with the Cubs claiming a 5-0 lead as the first batter in the seventh. He hit the ball out of the park via a line drive...
Via Grandstand University
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa Appears To Be Black Again (Photo)

  Congratulations to Sammy Sosa for welcoming his 6th child into the world. Also, one must congratulate Sammy for apparently putting the skin bleach down and realizing the Dracula look isn’t helping him. Let’s just hope it’s not just a tan, as he resides in Miami. Let’s now take this time to look back at one of my favorite memories from the Sammy Sosa Dracula pale days,...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa’s Wife Popped Out Another Baby

  According to the Spanish-speaking community in Miami, Sammy Sosa and his wife Sonia are proud new parents – AGAIN. Sammy, 45, now…
Via Busted Coverage
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Sosa wants to make amends with Cubs after 10 years of tension

After the Chicago Cubs neglected to invite Sammy Sosa to Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary celebration on Wednesday, the retired slugger expressed his desire to reconcile with the organization.
Via Fox Sports
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa Wants To Make Amends With Cubs After 10 Years Of Tension

After the Chicago Cubs neglected to invite Sammy Sosa to Wrigley Field’s 100th anniversary celebration on Wednesday, the retired slugger expressed his desire to reconcile with the Cubs organization. “I should have been there; I would have liked to have been there,” Sosa told ESPN Deportes. “The Cubs know where to find me, and I hope to have the chance to clear up any...
Via NESN.com
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Borowski: Cubs created the Sosa 'monster'

Former closer Joe Borowski isn't buying the contention that Sammy Sosa has to make amends with his former Chicago Cubs teammates before the organization will welcome its all-time home run hitter back into the fold. "I think they're skirting around the issue," Borowski said Thursday on The Carmen & Jurko Show on ESPN Chicago 1000. "You've got to remember...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs: Sammy Sosa needs to make amends before returning to Wrigley Field

Though he is not as beloved as some other franchise icons like Ryne Sandberg, Sammy Sosa was one of the most productive players in Chicago Cubs history. From 1992-2004, Sosa belted 293 home runs at Wrigley Field, including the 1998 season where he and Mark McGwire both broke Roger Maris’ record of 61 home runs […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs: Sosa must make amends

Former Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa was not invited to participate in the festivities commemorating the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field on Wednesday, and a team official says Sosa has some work to do before being welcomed back by the organization. "There are some things Sammy needs to look at and consider prior to having an engagement with the team," Cubs spokesman Julian...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman Makes Fun of Sammy Sosa’s Chalky White Face

Reds reliever Aroldis Chapman had a little fun at the expense of retired slugger Sammy Sosa and his increasingly ghastly appearance recently, posting a photo to his Instagram account of his face slathered in what appears to be shaving cream while getting a haircut, along with the caption “#chapmanswagg y no soy #sammy #sosa lol @hor danmvpbarber,” which is Spanish for “I am...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman pokes fun at Sammy Sosa’s white face

Former MLB slugger Sammy Sosa has been looking ghastly for quite some time now. Sosa’s skin coloring change first became evident back in 2009, when speculation began to build that he was suffering from some sort of skin condition like the one Michael Jackson had. On Tuesday, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman had a little […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman makes fun of Sammy Sosa by donning whiteface (photo)

Anybody who has seen images documenting the curious case of Sammy Sosa’s lightening complexion has enjoyed a chuckle or two about just how weird the former slugger looks now (his ill-conceived Pinterest page certainly was the pinnacle of the hilarity). Apparently, some big league baseball players have taken notice of the transformation, and perhaps for […] The post Aroldis Chapman...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bring Sammy Sosa Back to the Chicago Cubs. We’re Ready.

Chicago Sports News – Recently Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts hinted at the possibility of reaching out to former slugger Sammy Sosa in the future. Sammy left a bad taste in people’s mouths with his departure, but the time has passed. In the last few seasons a couple organizations have brought back players from the “steroid era” as coaches and people seem to be warm to the...
Via Sports Mockery
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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