About Sammy Sosa
It has been claimed that the overall size of Sammy Sosa net worth today is as high as 70 million dollars. Sammy Sosa has become famous because of his career as a baseball player. Being a baseball player has also been a vital part of increasing the total estimate of Sammy Sosa net worth. Today, he is retired from his career as a baseball player although it has made him a very famous person in the sports field. In baseball, Sammy Sosa was playing in the position of a right fielder. In 1989 he started to play baseball and played it up until 2007. During all this time, Sammy Sosa was playing in four different Major League Baseball teams, all of which have also added up to the total sum of Sammy Sosa net worth.
In 1989 he started to play in his first Major League Baseball team, which was the Texas Rangers. He played in this team for three seasons and after that he joined the Chicago White Sox. In 1992 Sammy Sosa was traded to the Chicago Cubs. Playing in all these teams made his name well known in baseball and also increased the total amount of Sammy Sosa net worth.
In the following season, Sammy Sosa was recognized as one of the league’s best hitters.
Also, he became the first baseball player of the Chicago Cubs team who hit 30 home runs and stole 30 bases in one season. He repeated the same accomplishments in 1994, as well. In 1998 Sammy Sosa was awarded with the National League’s Most Valuable Player title. In 1999, Sammy Sosa established his name as more popular when he became the first baseball player who hit more than 60 home runs in each of two seasons.
Before the season of 2005 began, Sammy Sosa was traded to the Baltimore Orioles. In 2006 he started to play for the Texas Rangers team. It was also in this team that Sammy Sosa hit his 600th home run of his career, which also made him the 5th player in the history of the Major League Baseball to reach this milestone. In 2009, Sammy Sosa announced that he was retiring from his career in Major League baseball. However, playing in it made his name well known everywhere in the world and it also added up to the overall size of Sammy Sosa net worth.