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Sammy Sosa

Full Name: Samuel Peralta Sosa
Born: November 12, 1968 in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 220
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Unknown
Resides: Unknown
MLB Debut: Jun 16, 1989


Team History

  • 1985-1989: Texas Rangers (as an undrafted amateur free agent in 1985)
  • 1989-1991: Chicago White Sox (via trade with Wilson Alvarez & Scott Fletcher for Harold Baines & Fred Manrique on Jul 29, 1989)
  • 1992-2004: Chicago Cubs (via trade with Ken Patterson for George Bell on Mar 30, 1992)
  • 2005: Baltimore Orioles (via trade with $ for Jerry Hairson Jr, Mike Fontenot, & Dave Crouthers on Feb 2, 2005)
  • 2006: Did not play
  • 2007: Texas Rangers (as a minor league free agent on Jan 29, 2007, GFA Dec 13, 2007)
  • Retired

Salary History

  • 2007: $2 Million ($500k base, $1.5 in incentives)
  • 2006: Did not play
  • 2005: $17 Million
  • 2004: $16 Million
  • 2003: $16 Million
  • 2002: $15 Million
  • 2001: $12.5 Million
  • 2000: $11 Million
  • 1999: $9 Million
  • 1998: $8.325 Million
  • 1997: $5.5 Million
  • 1996: $4.75 Million
  • 1995: $4.3 Million
  • 1994: $2.95 Million
  • 1993: $745,000
  • 1992: $180,000
  • 1991: $150,000
  • 1990: $100,000
  • 1989: $68,000

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