Sammy Sosa
Samuel Peralta Sosa
(Slammin' Sammy, Say it Ain't Sosa)
 
Born: November 12, 1968 in San Pedro de Macoris, D.R.
45 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'0" Wt: 165
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Signed by the Texas Rangers as an Amateur Free Agent in 1985
- There have been implications of him using Performance Enhancing Drugs
- High School: San Pedro de Marcoris (San Pedro de Marcoris, DO)

Defensive Regression Analysis

Multi-Team Years

Right Field
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
Arm
TEX
AL
20.6
RF
 
1
2.0
 
0.0
8.4
0.0
0.0
 
-0.6
-0.2
-0.3
CHA
AL
20.6
RF
 
9
64.0
 
0.5
8.4
0.5
0.1
 
-0.9
-0.9
-0.0
CHA
AL
21.6
RF
 
152
1254.7
 
17.4
13.9
16.9
0.5
 
13.3
11.2
2.1
CHA
AL
22.6
RF
 
102
698.7
 
11.4
16.4
10.9
0.5
 
18.6
19.2
-0.6
CHN
NL
24.6
RF
 
114
836.3
 
10.0
11.9
10.1
-0.2
 
9.5
7.4
2.1
CHN
NL
25.6
RF
 
98
840.7
 
10.4
12.4
10.2
0.3
 
10.5
12.9
-2.4
CHN
NL
26.6
RF
 
143
1274.0
 
16.5
12.9
15.2
1.2
 
16.7
15.4
1.3
CHN
NL
27.6
RF
 
124
1086.7
 
10.4
9.6
8.1
2.3
 
14.2
9.9
4.2
CHN
NL
28.6
RF
 
161
1417.0
 
8.3
5.8
5.2
3.1
 
5.2
2.9
2.3
CHN
NL
29.6
RF
 
156
1379.0
 
3.8
2.8
3.3
0.5
 
3.2
1.3
1.9
CHN
NL
30.6
RF
 
146
1220.0
 
-0.0
-0.0
1.5
-1.6
 
2.7
5.3
-2.7
CHN
NL
31.6
RF
 
156
1373.3
 
2.6
1.9
5.6
-3.0
 
-6.0
-1.7
-4.3
CHN
NL
32.6
RF
 
160
1385.0
 
2.5
1.8
5.2
-2.7
 
11.0
12.7
-1.7
CHN
NL
33.6
RF
 
150
1295.3
 
0.8
0.6
3.4
-2.6
 
2.2
4.2
-2.0
CHN
NL
34.6
RF
 
137
1178.7
 
-1.2
-1.0
1.4
-2.6
 
-10.8
-6.8
-4.0
CHN
NL
35.6
RF
 
124
1097.7
 
-3.7
-3.3
-1.3
-2.4
 
5.1
6.9
-1.9
BAL
AL
36.6
RF
 
66
577.0
 
0.4
0.7
1.2
-0.8
 
-3.8
-3.4
-0.4
TEX
AL
38.6
RF
 
16
131.0
 
0.1
0.6
0.2
-0.2
 
1.3
1.3
-0.0
17
4
RF
 
2015
17111.0
 
90.3
5.3
97.8
-7.5
 
91.4
97.7
-6.4
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Center Field
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
Arm
TEX
AL
20.6
CF
 
8
51.0
 
-0.8
-15.3
-0.8
-0.0
 
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
CHA
AL
20.6
CF
 
25
187.3
 
-2.9
-15.3
-2.9
-0.0
 
-7.2
-7.0
-0.2
CHA
AL
21.6
CF
 
1
0.3
 
-0.0
-14.5
-0.0
0.0
 
0.4
0.4
-0.0
CHA
AL
22.6
CF
 
14
83.7
 
-0.8
-9.6
-0.9
0.1
 
-1.9
-2.2
0.3
CHN
NL
23.6
CF
 
67
573.3
 
-4.4
-7.7
-5.0
0.7
 
-3.9
-4.1
0.2
CHN
NL
24.6
CF
 
70
527.0
 
-2.1
-4.1
-2.9
0.7
 
-2.1
-3.2
1.1
CHN
NL
25.6
CF
 
15
89.7
 
-0.4
-4.4
-0.5
0.1
 
2.0
1.7
0.3
CHN
NL
29.6
CF
 
7
43.3
 
0.6
13.1
0.6
0.0
 
0.9
1.1
-0.2
CHN
NL
30.6
CF
 
25
194.7
 
2.5
13.1
2.5
0.1
 
8.1
7.7
0.4
CHN
NL
31.6
CF
 
2
10.0
 
0.1
13.1
0.1
0.0
 
-0.5
-0.4
-0.0
9
3
CF
 
234
1760.3
 
-8.1
-4.6
-9.7
1.6
 
-4.2
-6.0
1.8
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Designated Hitter
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
CHA
AL
20.6
DH
 
6
CHA
AL
22.6
DH
 
2
CHN
NL
35.6
DH
 
2
BAL
AL
36.6
DH
 
35
TEX
AL
38.6
DH
 
87
5
4
DH
 
132
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Left Field
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
Arm
TEX
AL
20.6
LF
 
12
88.0
 
-0.0
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
 
0.9
0.7
0.2
CHA
AL
20.6
LF
 
1
7.0
 
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
 
-0.9
-0.9
-0.0
1
2
LF
 
13
95.0
 
-0.0
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
 
-0.0
-0.2
0.2
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry




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