Sammy Sosa 1998 parade

sammy sosaSammy Sosa honored with 1998 ticker tape parade

Sammy Sosa was honored with a ticker tape parade on October 17, 1998 for hitting 66 home runs during that season, as well as for his role in the hurricane relief efforts in the Dominican Republic. (The revelation that Sosa used performance-enhancing drugs during the 1998 baseball season did not come to light for several years.)

Click here to view a map indicating the location of Sammy Sosa’s ticker tape parade marker.