November 12, 1968
San Pedro de Macorís, 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.
Sosa was born in the Dominican Republic. Though born in a Batey community in Consuelo.
His whole family called him Mikey.
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.