Sammy Sosa

Embed This
Chicago Cubs Outfielders Age: 52-16d Exp: Years Bat/Throw: /
Country: Dominican Republic Agent(s):

Cubs – The Athletic


  • Previous Contracts

    Spotrac Premium Tools

    To see the rest of the Sammy Sosa's contract breakdowns, & gain access to all of Spotrac's Premium tools, sign up today. Already Subscribed? Login Here

    2007-2007

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $500,000
    Free Agent: 2008 / UFA

    2005-2005Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $8,850,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $8,850,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2002-2005

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $72,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $18,000,000
    Free Agent: 2006 / UFA

    1998-2001

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $42,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,625,000
    Free Agent: 2002 / UFA

    1996-1997

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $10,250,000
    Signing Bonus $500,000
    Average Salary $5,125,000
    Free Agent: 1998 / UFA

    1995-1995

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,300,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,300,000
    Free Agent: 1996 / UFA

    1994-1994

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,950,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,950,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1993-1993

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $695,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $695,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1992-1992

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $180,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $180,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1991-1991

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $150,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $150,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1990-1990

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $100,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $100,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1989-1989

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $68,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $68,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    1989-1989Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1989 Player Cash Earnings $60,000 - - $60,000
    1989 Player Cash Earnings - $3,500 - $3,500
    1990 Player Cash Earnings $100,000 - - $100,000
    1991 Player Cash Earnings $150,000 - - $150,000
    1992 Player Cash Earnings $180,000 - - $180,000
    1993 Player Cash Earnings $695,000 - $50,000 $745,000
    1994 Player Cash Earnings $2,950,000 - - $2,950,000
    1995 Player Cash Earnings $4,300,000 - - $4,300,000
    1996 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 $250,000 - $4,750,000
    1997 Player Cash Earnings $5,250,000 $250,000 - $5,500,000
    1998 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 $2,000,000 $325,000 $10,325,000
    1999 Player Cash Earnings NL HANK AARON $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2000 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000
    2001 Player Cash Earnings $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 $6,000,000 - $18,000,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $8,150,000 - - $8,150,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $8,850,000 - - $8,850,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - $1,100,000 $1,600,000
    Est. Earnings
    (18 seasons)
    $117,185,000 $8,503,500 $1,475,000 $127,163,500
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $60,000 $3,500 - $63,500
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $250,000 - - $250,000
    13 seasons Player Cash Earnings $108,225,000 $8,500,000 - $117,100,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $8,650,000 - - $9,750,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Jun 3 2009Retired from Professional Baseball
    Jan 30 2007Signed a 1 year $500,000 contract with Texas (TEX)
    Oct 31 2005Opted out of his remaining contract with Baltimore (BAL), becoming a free agent
    Feb 2 2005Traded to Baltimore (BAL) from Chicago (CHC) with cash considerations for Jerry Hairston Jr., Mike Fontenot and David Crouthers
    Oct 31 2003Chicago (CHC) exercised an option for 2020
    Mar 16 2001Signed a 4 year $72 million contract extension with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 30 1992Traded to Chicago (CHC) from Chicago (CHW) with Ken Patterson for George Bell and cash considerations
    Jul 29 1989Traded to Chicago (CHW) from Texas (TEX) with Scott Fletcher and Wilson Alvarez for Fred Manrique and Harold Baines Sr.
    Jul 30 1985Signed a contract with Texas (TEX)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Sammy Sosa, and the financial implications.

  •  

    Statistics