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Eligibility is cut to 10 years for Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire will have less time to remain eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot under changes made Saturday.The Hall of Fame's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/eligibility-cut-10-years
Frank Thomas thrilled to go into hall of fame

...time in 42 years that members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America failed to elect anyone. Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Roger Clemens - all linked to steroids - didn't even come close in their first year of eligibility.That was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/frank-thomas-thrilled-go
Sosa suspended for eight games

CHICAGO -- Sammy Sosa knew he was going to be punished for using a corked bat. He just didn't...Alou said. "I never played with a guy that had the work ethic that Sammy Sosa has." Boston Red Sox ace Boston pitching ace Pedro Martinez said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/07/bas_377743.shtml
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Sosa shows up week late, ready to go

Sammy Sosa was all smiles when he showed up at spring training Sunday. Curt Schilling...not be a problem with a guy who plays every day. And the magnitude of Sammy Sosa, I'm not getting in the way of that." The news was not so good for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/28/bas_284933.shtml
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NL action: Sosa's double leads win

CHICAGO -- Sammy Sosa hit a three-run double and scored on a wild pitch in a six-run fifth inning to lead Chicago to a 8-4 victory over the New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/26/bas_259929.shtml
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Slumpin' Sosa dropped to sixth in Orioles' order

BALTIMORE - Sammy Sosa was dropped to sixth in the Baltimore Orioles' batting order Tuesday...going to come through. The whole team is not hitting. It's not only Sammy Sosa." Baltimore started the day with a six-game losing streak. During...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/29/bas_457286.shtml
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Sosa fires back in Cubs' war of words

CHICAGO -- Sammy Sosa, still angry over what he perceived as unfair criticism, lashed out...I am the target. I play hard every day. I don't know what else Sammy Sosa can do. I'm never hurt. Why me? I'm innocent." Baylor said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/08/bas_290666.shtml
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Sosa Foundation delivers food, hope

ATLANTA -- Philanthropy comes easier to Sammy Sosa than finding his home run swing. While Sosa's 66 home...forever cherish his humanity. In conjunction with the Sammy Sosa Foundation, a 757 plane donated by United Parcel Service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/02/oth_240692.shtml
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Sosa's gift to boy taken by ushers

CINCINNATI -- As Sammy Sosa jogged back to the Cubs dugout in the ninth inning after making an...season's final thrilling month, he'll probably see a high-powered Sammy Sosa right on his bumper. Yes, the Cub is locked in the Cardinal's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/27/oth_237196.shtml
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Sosa, McGwire tied at No. 66

ST. LOUIS -- This time, Sammy Sosa's lead in the home run derby lasted only 45 minutes. Mark McGwire answered Sammy Sosa's 66th homer with his 66th Friday night, a two-run shot in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/26/oth_240138.shtml
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