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Hall of Fame Case: Sammy Sosa

Sammy Sosa had quite a career, but like many of the players in that era, their legacies are clouded with steroids. Does Sammy have enough to get into Cooperstown on his final ballot?

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2021 Hall of Fame Case: Sammy Sosa

Sammy Sosa’s career was a rollercoaster. At the end of his run, a scandal that eventually defined an entire generation would plague his legacy. From 1998-2002, Sosa was as exciting a must-see baseball player there was in the league. As we march towards the 2021 Baseball Hall of Fame announcement, the former Rangers, White Sox, Cubs, and Orioles outfielder will yet again be eligible for induction. 

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HOF Case – Sammy Sosa

Sammy Sosa wasn’t just an all-time great right-handed slugger, he was an icon. People who didn’t watch the game or know anything about baseball knew who Sosa was. From his traditional pregame sprint out to right field, to his home run hop, and post home run dugout signals to his mother, he became a household name. But time is running out for Sosa and his chances to enter Baseball’s Hall of Fame. This marks his 7th time on the ballot and if he doesn’t see a huge increase in votes soon, he will most likely not be a Hall of Famer. 

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