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A Diehard Cubs Fan Gives His Thoughts On The Cubs Snubbing Sammy Sosa At Wrigley 100th Anniversary Celebration
— Mike Oz (@mikeoz) April 23, 2014
My friend Tim — possibly the biggest Cubs fan of them all — says that he did not miss Sosa today one bit. “To me he’s the only tainted Cub.”
Last night, ESPN Chicago’s Jon Greenberg drew some attention to Sammy Sosa’s Pinterest account. And it was well-deserved attention – but we’re here to tell you that those Pinterest photos came from Sosa’s Flickr, and that you need to visit this Flickr page.
With Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, And Roger Clemens On The HOF Ballot, Cooperstown And The Steroids Era Are Headed Towards Inevitable Clash
With alleged (and proved) steroid users like Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro having been on the National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot for a few years now, the storm between baseball writers and the Steroid Era has been brewing considerably. But with Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Roger Clemens now on the ballot, the eye of that storm has arrived.
While professional athletes are supposed to be in peak physical condition, preventing injuries and maximizing performance, we see a lot of bizarre injuries in their community. Some of them (like Tony Parker’s) are not always the fault of the athlete’s. But sometimes, athletes get injured in the downright dumbest, and funniest ways.
Note: Many professional athletes were hurt physically and emotionally in the making of this slideshow.
Scary? Yes. Sad? Yes. Intriguing, in a “Reverse Jersey Shore/Carnival of Nightmares” kind of way? Also yes. Cubs legend Sammy Sosa’s increasingly white skin was once again on display in a Spanish-language newspaper.
Seeing as how 2010 is drawing to a close, we figured we’d give you a second viewing of some of our best posts from the year that was. In this post: Ken Griffey, Jr. retired in the early days of June, and we took a moment to look back on our N64-Playing Mid-90s selves in a “What Could Have Been” race for the crown of Home Run King.
On August 7, 2008, Barry Bonds obliterated a pitch from Mike Bacsik of the Washington Nationals into the right field bleachers of San Francisco’s AT&T Park. And in that moment, he became king – albeit a slightly-asterisked one – of what may be the most famous record of all of sports.