Sammy Sosa RCs & More

Sammy Sosa Cards to Collect

Date: May 31, 2024
Topics: Baseball, MLB, Rookie Cards, Sammy Sosa
Length: 451 Words
Reading Time: ~3 Minutes

Bursting onto the MLB scene in 1989, Sammy Sosa captivated fans with his home run prowess, highlighted by his 66 homers during the 1998 season. With over 600 career home runs and seven All-Star appearances, Sosa has become a collector favorite. Join us as we explore the top rookie cards and more of this iconic slugger.


Top Sammy Sosa Cards


2008 Topps Heritage Chrome #C47 Sammy Sosa

Card History

• Card Came out after his final season
• Sosa was not in 2008 Topps series 1

Set Info

• 720 Card Set
• Released in two Series
• based on 1959 Topps Set
• 100 Chrome Cards

Back of Card

• Recorded 21 Homers and 92 RBis in his Final Season

2005 Origins Materials Jersey #SS Sammy Sosa

Card History

• An Upper Deck Release
• His First and Only Season in Baltimore
Jersey Card

Set Info

• 286 Card Set
• Jersey cards were found two per tin

Back of card

• Congrats collectors for Landing a Jersey Card

1999 Topps Chrome #461 Sammy Sosa HR 66

Card History

• Commemorates his legendary 1998 Season

Set Info

• The 1999 Topps and Topps Chrome sets featured 66 different versions of card No. 461 For each of Sosa’s 66 home runs

Back of Card

• Sosa Hit his 66th HR on Sept. 25, 1998, against the Astros, off pitcher Jose Lima

1996 Leaf Signature Extended Autographs #187 Sammy Sosa SP

Card History

• Hit 40 homes for first time in 1996
• Sosa’s first certified auto
• short Print has Run of 1,000

Set Info

• 150 card set
• Each player signed 5,000 cards, but superstars only signed 1,000
• Each 12-pack Hobby Box was guaranteed to Have one SP Star auto

back of card

• Hit a Homer every 12.4 at bats

1993 Finest #79 Sammy Sosa

Card History

•In 1993, Sosa Recorded the first 30/30 Season in Cubs History

Set Info

• The First Topps Finest Set in topps history
•Each card has a Refractor Parallel

Back of Card

•Sosa’s 1992 Stats
•Played in 67 Games

1992 Topps Traded Gold #109T Sammy Sosa

Card History

•His first Topps card in a Cubs uniform was In 1992 Topps Traded Baseball. 

Set Info

•Gold Version was Released in Factory Sets
•Limited Print Run of 6,000

Back of Card

•Features Rangers and White Sox Stats
•Talks about his Success in the Minors in 1986 & 1987

1990 Bowman Tiffany #312 Sammy Sosa RC

Card History

•Sosa’s 1st Bowman
•Considered a Rookie Card

Set Info

•Print Run of Tiffany Factory Sets were only 3,000

Back of Card

• Features Stats Against Each Team he Played in 1989
• Totaled four Homers

1990 Topps Tiffany #692 Sammy Sosa RC

Card History

• Sosa’s Official Topps Rookie Dropped in 1990
• ONe of Sosa’s Most Valuable Cards

Set Info

•792 Cards in the Set
•Topps Printed 15,000 of These Tiffany Sets

Back of Card

•Features minor League and Rookie Stats
•Stole 42 Bases in Tulsa in 1989


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