Sammy Sosa

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Samuel Peralta Sosa (born November 12, 1968) is a Dominican American former professional baseball right fielder of Haitian descent. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 19 seasons, primarily with the Chicago Cubs. After playing for the Texas Rangers and Chicago White Sox, Sosa joined the Cubs in 1992 and became regarded as one of the game's best hitters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sammy Sosa has received more than 2,949,226 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Sammy Sosa is the 36th most popular baseball player (down from 31st in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Dominican Republic (down from 14th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Dominican Baseball Player.

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Among baseball players, Sammy Sosa ranks 36 out of 70. Before him are Tom Seaver, Mariano Rivera, Hank Greenberg, Ernie Banks, Manny Ramirez, and Mark McGwire. After him are Pedro Martínez, Greg Maddux, David Ortiz, Albert Pujols, Ken Griffey Jr., and Daisuke Matsuzaka.

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Among people born in 1968, Sammy Sosa ranks 356Before him are Vanessa Marquez, Necrobutcher, Leeroy Thornhill, Robert Schwentke, Tiken Jah Fakoly, and Svetlana Masterkova. After him are Mathilde Seigner, Éric Vuillard, Michael Obiku, Maxim Fadeev, Yoo Nam-kyu, and Maurizio Ganz.

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In Dominican Republic

Among people born in Dominican Republic, Sammy Sosa ranks 24 out of 43. Before him are Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez (1936), Buenaventura Báez (1812), Michel Camilo (1954), Mary Joe Fernández (1971), Manny Ramirez (1972), and Natti Natasha (1990). After him are Pedro Martínez (1971), Dania Ramirez (1979), Junior Firpo (1996), David Ortiz (1975), Albert Pujols (1980), and Junot Díaz (1968).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In Dominican Republic

Among baseball players born in Dominican Republic, Sammy Sosa ranks 2Before him are Manny Ramirez (1972). After him are Pedro Martínez (1971), David Ortiz (1975), Albert Pujols (1980), Robinson Canó (1982), and José Bautista (1980).