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At the plate with-- Sammy Sosa

Matt Christopher

At the plate with-- Sammy Sosa

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Published by Little, Brown, and Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sosa, Sammy, -- 1968- -- Juvenile literature,
  • Baseball players -- Dominican Republic -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Baseball players -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the Chicago Cubs power hitter, Sammy Sosa, from his poor childhood in the Dominican Republic to the home run record-breaking 1998 season.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesSammy Sosa
    StatementMatt Christopher.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108 p. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20932173M
    ISBN 100316134775
    LC Control Number99020562
    OCLC/WorldCa40940032

      Who Is Sammy Sosa? Sammy Sosa is a former professional baseball player who spent the peak years of his career with the Chicago Cubs. In , Sosa was caught up in race with Mark McGwire of the St. Sammy Sosa, downcast and repentant, has finished serving his seven-day suspension from baseball for corking his bat, and is back in the middle of the Cubs’ batting order, hoping for redemption Author: Roger Angell.


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This book discusses Sosa's time in the MLB and how good he was at baseball. It also talks about the baseball records that Sosa tried to break, like hitting the most homeruns in a single season.

I would recommend this book to poeple who want to learn more about baseball, and Sammy Sosa.4/5. This great book on Sammy Sosa is superior in every way to most of the "cash-in" paperbacks written on baseball superstars.

Well-written, engaging and full of information, Sosa may not be baseball's Superman, but he is an interesting guy profiled in this interesting book/5(3).

Throughout the baseball season, two names made the headlines more than any others: Mark McGwire, the eventual home run king, and Sammy Sosa, the runner-up in a race that won the hearts of baseball fans worldwide.

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Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities At the Plate with Sammy Sosa. By Glenn Stout, Matt Christopher. Grades. Genre. Non-Fiction Sammy Sosa overcame poverty in the Dominican Republic to become not only one of the greatest hitters in baseball, but also a great humanitarian.

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career. For more information on the Matt Christopher Sports Bio Bookshelf, please. Title: At the Plate with Sammy Sosa By: Matt Christopher Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Little, Brown and Company Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 6 ounces ISBN: ISBN Ages: Series: Matt Christopher Sports Bio Bookshelf Stock No: WWPages: It is a sports biography about the famous baseball player Sammy Sosa.

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Sammy Sosa is not called “Slammin’ Sammy” for nothing. This powerhouse slugger from the Chicago Cubs achieved a feat many thought to be impossible-beating Roger Maris’s home-run record. Along with Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa captivated the attention of the world and helped to revitalize the popularity of the sport of baseball as he kept the Read More "At the Plate with Sammy Sosa".

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Sammy Sosa, in full Samuel Sosa Peralta, (born NovemSan Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic), Dominican professional baseball player who, with Mark McGwire, entertained fans with a series of home run races in the late s that rewrote the record Sosa became the first player to hit 60 homers in two seasons.

As a child, Sosa worked at a number of jobs, including. [Sammy Sosa in batting practice] COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPHS BY STEPHEN GREEN Fan-friendly Sosa, tossing a ball into the rightfield bleachers before a game, is that rare player who understands that fans matter. [Sammy Sosa at Wrigley Field] Sosa's was probably the worst year ever by someone with 36 dingers and RBIs.

Samuel Kelvin Peralta Sosa (born Novem ) is a Dominican American former professional baseball right fielder who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 19 seasons, primarily with the Chicago playing for the Texas Rangers and Chicago White Sox, Sosa joined the Cubs in and became regarded as one of the game's best hit his th home run in his 1,th Batting average The season, however, marked a turnaround for Sosa as he became more patient at the plate.

After a slow start, he hit 20 home runs in June to set a major-league record for most homers in a single month. Though he was not expected to threaten Maris’s single-season home-run record, he was soon battling McGwire for a place in the record books.

Throughout the baseball season, two names made the headlines more than any others: Mark McGwire, the eventual home run king, and Sammy Sosa, the runner-up in a race that won the hearts of baseball fans worldwide.

Yet at the end of the day, it. Sammy Sosa By Terri Dougherty This book is mainly about how Sammy Sosa worked to become a baseball player and break records. When he was little, he played baseball with his friends.

He used a tree branch as a baseball bat and he made a ball. He used a milk /5. Sosa: An Autobiography by Sammy Sosa, Marcos Breton Book Description:" How did Sammy Sosa, who never played an inning of organized baseball until he was fourteen, go from a life of crushing poverty to superstardom in the major leagues?In SOSA, Sammy tells his story in his own words.

The result is a moving, intimate chronicle of a man whose charisma, joy, and sportsmanship-combined with awesome. The overflow crowd gave Sammy a standing ovation on each trip to the plate. In the eighth inning the Padres were ahead, The bases were loaded, Sammy got another standing O, then hit one into the upper deck for a win.

Sammy's Season (Chicago: Contemporary Books, ). Chicago Cubs Information Guides, and 1 Sammy Sosa. Tony Gwynn's Book: Sammy Sosa. By Tony Gwynn Now he's become much more patient at the plate; last season he set a new personal high in walks () for the sixth straight year.

we've seen a more mature Sammy Sosa, someone who has become more confident in his ability. Early on with the Cubs, that wasn't the case. Sosa would swing at. View the profiles of people named Sammy Sosa.

Join Facebook to connect with Sammy Sosa and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share. Sammy Sosa is that it would free up the Cubs to do something to improve the team, like sign Manny Ramirez or Alex Rodriguez.

That’s just an "on-paper" concept, because neither one would sign with the Cubs with this management team at the helm. –Chris Kahrl.

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A biography of the Chicago Cubs power hitter, Sammy Sosa, from his poor childhood in the Dominican Republic to the home run record-breaking season.

Sosa’s son, year-old Sammy Sosa Jr., was once an MLB-prospect but was bullied as a child after his father was accused of using performance-enhancing drugs as a player. Lawrence Austin Himes (born October 7, in Riverside, California) is an American former general manager (GM) for two Major League Baseball (MLB) teams: the Chicago White Sox (–); and the Chicago Cubs (–94).

Himes is likely best known for trading for Sammy Sosa during each tenure as GM. Prior to becoming a general manager, he was the California Angels scouting director (   Sammy Sosa frustrated at the plate.

| John Zich/AFP/Getty Images. Baseball was good to Sammy Sosa, and the Cubs slugger tried everything he could to deliver results that would please the gods. Since we are leaving PEDs out of this discussion, we focus on Sammy’s bat corking incident inthe year his life took a dark : Eric Schaal.

Sammy Sosa and the Corked Bat Inwhen Major League Baseball was just starting to get serious about steroid testing, a noticeably smaller Sammy Sosa showed up for spring training. "Sammy (Sosa) has good years every year.

This is just an extraordinary year." - Jim Riggleman "Sammy's (Sosa) a September player, so you have to watch out for him. It's crunch time, time to make history." - Mark McGwire "The only real mistake I made was throwing a pitch up and away to (Sammy) Sosa.

Normally he tries to pull a ball like that. In the first inning of a game between the Chicago Cubs and the Tampa Bay Rays, then the Devil Rays, slugger Sammy Sosa stepped up to the plate, swung and hit a grounder to second base.

The most notable is Sammy Sosa inhe wanted to watch Chicago Cubs first baseman Bill Buckner — one of his good friends — at the plate. Brett's hasty return to the television was a Author: David Kenyon.

Sammy Sosa's “Bunny Hop” and the 25 Best Player Trademarks in MLB History Doug Mead @ @Sports_A_Holic Wade Boggs was famous for having a great eye at the plate Author: Doug Mead.Laura Driscoll's Sammy Sosa: He's the Man () emphasizes Sosa's onfield achievements and, like Gutman's book, offers some color photographs.

Matt Christopher's At the Plate with Sammy Sosa () is part of a series of At the Plate with books about baseball players. Chicago Cubs' outfielder Sammy Sosa hits 61st and 62d home runs in game against Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field, which Cubs win, ; surpasses year-old record of Roger Maris of New York.