Sammy Sosa

6ft (183cm)


Baseball Player


Birth date

November 12, 1968



San Pedro de MacorĂ­s, Dominican Republic



Sammy Sosa is a former professional baseball right fielder. In 1992, Sosa joined the Chicago Cubs and became one of the greatest hitters in the game.

He’s one of nine players to hit 600th career home runs in MLB history.


Initial Years

Sosa was born in the Dominican Republic. Though born in a Batey community in Consuelo.



His whole family called him Mikey.


Personal Life

His full name is Samuel Kelvin Peralta Sosa. He was married to Karen Lee Bright from 1990-1991. He then married a TV Dancer, Sonia Rodriguez in 2004. They had six children: Keysha, Kenia, Sammy Jr., Michael, Kalexy and Rolando.