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7 Jul 1998: American Leaguer player Mark McGwire #25 of the St Louis Cardinals and Sammy Sosa #21 of the Chicago Cubs answer questions during the Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado.The American League defeated the

One of the men who helped save baseball in 1998 with his epic home run duel against St. Louis Cardinals’ Mark McGwire, former Chicago Cubs outfielder Sammy Sosa, looks nothing like he used to.

In a recent appearance on ESPN, Sosa’s shocking transformation was on center stage:

Despite breaking Roger Maris’s single-season record of 61 home runs with 66 of his own compared to McGwire’s 70, Sosa will likely never reach the Hall of Fame due to steroid allegations.

Sosa is a one-time MVP, seven-time All-Star and six-time Silver Slugger. He finished with more than 600 home runs in his 18-year career.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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