Sosa

Timeline created by kylekent
  • Sammy's birth

    Sammy's birth
    Born Samuel Sosa Peralta in San Pedro de Marcoris, Dominican Republic.
  • Working Man

    Working Man
    Since the age of seven Sammy has been working in the streets trying to support his family, doing things such as shining shoes and selling oranges.
  • Sammy start to play

    Sammy start to play
    Sammy always wanted to be a boxer, but when his mother asked him to stop, baseball was what he would do from then on. He did not play organized baseball until this time of this life.
  • Gets signed to the Phillies

    Gets signed to the Phillies
    Only one year after Sammy begins playing he is signed by the Phillies, but after a few months of not getting his signing bonus he finds out his contact was void do to his age
  • Sammy gets a chance with the Rangers

    Sammy gets a chance with the Rangers
    One year after being dissapointed by the Phillies, Sammy got invited to a camp with the Texas Rangers.
  • Signs with the Rangers

    Signs with the Rangers
    Sosa signs his first actualy contract with the Texas Rangers.
  • Major League Debut

    Major League Debut
    Sosa makes his major league debut with the Rangers against the Yankees.
  • First MLB homerun

    First MLB homerun
    Sammy hit his first homerun over the green monster at Fenway Park off of the great Roger Clemens.
  • First Trade

    First Trade
    Sammy Sosa was part of a 6 person trade that sent him to the Chicago White Sox
  • Another Trade

    Another Trade
    Sammy was part of a 3 person trade, now being sent to the Chicago Cubs.
  • First 30-30 player for the Cubs

    First 30-30 player for the Cubs
    Sammy finishes the season with 36 home runs with 34 stolen bases.
  • First All-Star game

    First All-Star game
    Selected to his first All-Star Game playing with the National League.
  • Sammy Sosa day

    Sammy Sosa day
    The Cubs celebrate "Sammy Sosa Day" at Wrigley Field after he finished the season with 66 home runs and won the National League MVP Award, the first Cub to do so since Andre Dawson in 1987.
  • Second 60 homerun season

    Second 60 homerun season
    Hit 60th home run of the season, off Milwaukee's Jason Bere, at Wrigley to become the first player to reach 60 home runs twice.
  • Another 60 homerun season

    Another 60 homerun season
    Hit 60th home run of the season off Cincinnati's Lance Davis at Wrigley Field to become first player to reach 60 home runs three times.
  • Last Game

    Last Game
    Sosa plays his last game wit the Texas Rangers, the team he started with. He finished with 609 homeruns and 1667 RBI.