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Sammy Sosa May Run For President Of The Dominican Republic

Sammy Sosa May Run For President Of The Dominican Republic

Baseball player Sammy Sosa arrives for the 12th annual Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 10, 2011.   AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ (Photo credit should read ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Are you ready to pledge your allegiance to Sammy Sosa? If you live in the Dominican Republic, that may become a reality, with news breaking that the legendary slugger is contemplating a presidential run.

In a recent interview with UStream, the former Chicago Cubs star discussed a lot of things regarding his retirement years. One big topic was his eligibility in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Despite testing positive for performance enhancing drugs in 2003, Sosa believes that he does belong in the Hall.

“I think so,” he replied, when asked whether he deserved to be immortalized. “I’m waiting for my time. Definitely time will determine everything.”

To be honest, Sammy’s confidence in his legacy was not that surprising. What was surprising was his coy answer when asked about running for president of the D.R.

With a smile on his face, Sosa assuredly said, “You never know…”



by Michael Lopez



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