Sammy Sosa

Sammy Sosa runs the baseline during a game against the St. Louis Cardinals in 1992.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Retire Sosa’s Number? I Think We Can Retire That Thought

By Dave Wischnowsky – (CBS) When it comes to Sammy Sosa’s future, AOL Fanhouse columnist Lisa Olson has a bold prediction. “Within a few years,” she wrote in a column published on Thursday, “the Cubs […]

CBS Chicago–01/26/2013

Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire share a laugh after McGwire broke Roger Maris' single-season home run record in 1998. (STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Sosa Says He And McGwire Belong In Hall Of Fame

Slammin’ Sammy also said the Chicago Cubs should retire his number.


Sammy Sosa. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Sammy Sosa Now Heads Company Specializing In Needleless Drug Injections

Retired from the game of baseball, Sammy Sosa now manages a comapny called Injex 21, which specializes in needleless drug injections.

670 The Score–01/11/2013

Roberto Alomar gives his Hall of Fame induction speech last July. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: The Hall Of Fame Sucks

I absolutely hate Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame voting.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2012

Sammy Sosa

Wisch: Would Fans Want Sammy Sosa Back At Wrigley?

I don’t think they want to see No. 21 tap his heart at home plate any time in the foreseeable future – and probably for much longer.

670 The Score–09/27/2012

Ron Santo's Widow, Vicki Santo, Holds His Hall Of Fame Plaque

Wisch: Why Baseball’s Hall Of Fame Needs Its Own ‘Death Penalty’

With a slew of all-time greats in their first year of eligibility for Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame, the summer of 2013 should be a banner one for Cooperstown.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Roger Clemens becomes emotional as he speaks to the media after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at US District Court in Washington, DC. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Wisch: Cooperstown Deserves Better Than Roger Clemens

As a kid, the guy was my favorite player, so I’m certainly biased. But when it comes to keeping score of the all-time greatest Hall of Fame induction speeches, I think Ryne Sandberg’s wins in a rout.

670 The Score–06/20/2012

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Wisch: The 5 Worst Trades In Chicago Baseball History

For those wishing to trade a 22-year-old Castro, be very careful what you wish for.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

Ryan Braun. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: MLB Should Strip Braun Of His MVP

Ryan Braun shouldn’t keep his MVP. Not if the test result showing that the Milwaukee Brewers’ star left fielder and 2011 NL MVP had elevated levels of synthetic testosterone in his system this past season is indeed upheld upon appeal.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

Jim Thome

Wisch: As Thome Nears 600, Home Runs Have Struck Out

Derek Jeter stole all the headlines in pursuit of career hit 3,000. Meanwhile, no one is noticing that Jim Thome is nearing an even rarer feat.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2011

Derrick Rose

Wisch: PEDs And The NBA – Why Haven’t We Wondered More?

Back in 1998, I was naïve. But here in 2011? Well, I’m not. At least that’s certainly true when it comes to the issue of athletes using performance enhancing drugs to give themselves an edge on the field.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2011

Carlos Quentin

Quentin Named AL Player Of The Week

The Chicago White Sox’s Carlos Quentin has been named the American League’s Player of the Week, for the week ending on April 3.

670 The Score–04/04/2011

Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds

Dorfman: The Steroid Shame Shouldn’t Be Forgotten

Major League Baseball has so many things working to its advantage including a century old resilience to overcome every challenge placed before it.

670 The Score–03/30/2011

Sammy Sosa

Muller: Cheating Or Not…Steroid Era Players Deserve HOF Opportunity

Members of the Baseball Writers Association of America are making their point loud and clear to all the former players who played during the “Steroid Era.”


Sammy Sosa

Harry Caray’s Buys Sosa’s Corked Bat

Harry Caray’s Restaurant is now the owner of the infamous corked bat used by Sammy Sosa in 2003.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2010