Former Chicago Cubs outfielder Sammy Sosa, who helped save baseball in 1998 with his epic home run duel with St. Louis Cardinals slugger Mark McGwire, has taken a dramatic turn in his appearance in recent years.
After his shocking ESPN appearance drew headlines, his latest look is also taking over the baseball world.
Here’s how he looked just a few months ago:
And here’s the transformation over the years:
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.