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Sammy Sosa joins the 500 club
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Sammy Sosa: 500

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500: Welcome to the Cub!

With his first homer of 2003 -- off Scott Sullivan in the seventh inning at Great American Ball Park against the Reds -- Sammy Sosa became the 18th member of the 500 home run club. More >
500 club: youngest, fastest, & most likely to join
21 ways to celebrate Sammy
Sammy Sosa: 500

BY THE NUMBERS  

Sosa's Favorites
Opponents
Colorado ... 42
Houston ... 37
San Diego ... 36
Cincinnati ... 36
Milwaukee ... 33
St. Louis ... 33
Ballparks
Wrigley Field... 255
Coors Field ... 20
Qualcomm Stadium... 18
Busch Stadium ... 15
Cinergy Field ... 15
Dodger Stadium ... 14
Minute Maid Park ...13
Opposing Pitchers
Jose Lima ... 7
Livan Hernandez ... 6
Curt Schilling ... 5
Dave Williams ... 5
Dustin Hermanson ... 5
Jamey Wright ... 5
Pedro Astacio ... 5
Pete Harnisch ... 5
Complete list of Sammy's career homers >
  Editorial Lineup - Sammy Sosa - 500 HR


Baker witnesses history again
Dusty Baker watched Sammy Sosa make history Friday, and for the Cubs manager, it was like deja vu. "The very same day Sammy hit 500 is the same day and the same city that Hank (Aaron) hit 714 and I was here for both of them," Baker said. More >

Countrymen salute Sosa
They were dancing in delight on the malecon in the Dominican Republic Friday night, celebrating Sammy Sosa's 500th home run. More >


 • Can anyone catch Hank Aaron?
 • Fan who caught 500 to sleep on decision
 • The pride of the Dominican
 • 500 Club remains a magical mark
 • Reds a part of history
 • What players are saying about Sosa

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SIGHTS AND SOUNDS  

Home run 500 photo gallery
Career highlights photo gallery
sammy sosa Sammy belted his first career home run on June 21, 1989. The shot came off Roger Clemens when Sosa was a 20-year old rookie on the Texas Rangers. 56K | 300K

1990 highlights (with the White Sox): 56K | 300K
1991 highlights (with the White Sox): 56K | 300K
1992-94 highlights (with the Cubs): 56K | 300K
1995 highlights" 56K | 300K
8/14/95: The 10,000th HR in Cubs' history: 56K | 300K
5/16/96: Sammy hits two HRs in one inn.: 56K | 300K
1996 highlights: 56K | 300K
5/26/97: First inside-the-park HR: 56K | 300K
7/27/98: First grand slam: 56K | 300K
9/11/98: Sosa's 59th HR (in Spanish): 56K | 300K
9/20/98: "Sammy Sosa Day" speech: 56K | 300K
1998: 63 of Sammy Sosa's HR swings: 56K | 300K
1998 defensive highlights: 56K | 300K
7/8/02: Ignores gravity at the HR Derby: 56K | 300K
9/27/02: Carrying the American Flag: 56K | 300K
The Dominican Republic Anthem: 56K | 300K
The famous charge to right field: 56K | 300K
500HR ceremony with Ernie Banks: 56K | 300K