Autograph Of The Week : Sammy Sosa

On Sunday, June 19, 1998, Sammy Sosa hit two home runs for the second straight day to set a new Major League record with 16 home runs during the month of June and the Chicago Cubs went on to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-4.

"I have the utmost respect for him (McGwire) and I hope he breaks the record, I hope I break it too, but I know he has what it takes." - Sammy Sosa
Autograph of the Week

3rd Week of June Recipient

Sammy Sosa Autograph

Card
1996 Fleer

Card Number
U242

Pen
Blue Sharpie

Notes
Full bleed paper style card.



Sammy Sosa won the Most Valuable Player Award in 1998 for his sixty-six home runs and the part he personally played in helping the Chicago Cubs get to the postseason!

Sammy Sosa easily qualified for Baseball Almanac's famous feats section! Do you know why? Read all the details today!

In 1998, Sammy Sosa won the Roberto Clemente Man of the Year Award for his humanitarian work done in his native Dominican Republic!

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