Collection: Sammy Sosa Baseball Collector Cards Large Selection Top Cards and In Mint Conditions

Sammy Sosa top baseball cards. Sammy Sosa is a former professional baseball player who is best known for his time on the Chicago Cubs. He was born on November 12, 1968, in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic. Sosa had an incredible career and is considered one of the greatest power hitters in baseball history.

Sosa began his professional career with the Texas Rangers in 1989 but soon joined the Chicago White Sox in 1989. During his time with the White Sox, he showed glimpses of his potential as a power hitter. However, it was after he was traded to the Chicago Cubs in 1992 that he truly shined.

In the late 1990s, Sosa became a household name, particularly during the 1998 season when he and Mark McGwire of the St. Louis Cardinals were engaged in a memorable home run race, captivating the nation. Sosa would go on to hit an astounding 66 home runs that season, falling just short of McGwire's record-breaking 70 homers. Nevertheless, it remains one of the most memorable seasons in baseball history.

Sosa's power hitting ability continued over the years, and he became known for his memorable home run celebrations, including his signature hop and kiss to his fingers before pointing towards the sky. He was also a seven-time All-Star and won the National League Most Valuable Player (MVP) award in 1998.