Twitter Goes Absolutely Nuts Over Sammy Sosa’s Cowboy Photo: ‘Is That…Sammy Sosa?’
So this was a thing that happened this weekend.
Anyone who has followed the saga of one-time Chicago Cubs great Sammy Sosa knows that he has gone something of a, shall we say, physical transformation since retiring from baseball. Pictures of the former NL MVP in recent years show a much different looking Sosa, as his skin appears a lot lighter. On top of that, he’s been seen in all types of garb that one wouldn’t normally associate with ‘ex-superstar athlete.’
Keeping in that recent tradition, we got the following photo of Sosa from his wife’s cowboy-themed birthday party. And, umm, yeah. It is certainly…something.
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And just as you’d figure, Twitter had an absolute field day with it.
Sammy Sosa outchea looking like a peppermint in the bottom of my purse. https://t.co/PXWOB05PWK
— April (@ReignOfApril) February 11, 2018
The craziest part about the Cowboy Sammy picture is that I just assumed it was an old picture because the “weird Sammy Sosa picture” catalogue has gotten so big nothing new shocks me pic.twitter.com/2LVKsWYieG
— Big Cat (@BarstoolBigCat) February 11, 2018
Sammy Sosa looks like an extremely tired steampunk gunslingerhttps://t.co/oktYALGIGw
— SB Nation (@SBNation) February 11, 2018
— Chicago Sun-Times (@Suntimes) February 11, 2018
time to take a big sip of coffee and check out MLB all-star Sammy Sosa’s engagement photos pic.twitter.com/qfRHNOTFWk
— KT NELSON (@KrangTNelson) February 11, 2018
Anyone know Ken Burns? We need a 13-hour documentary on the last decade of Sammy Sosa’s life. pic.twitter.com/RfSs64eOo2
— Slade (@Slade) February 11, 2018
Can't wait for Bob Dylan and Sammy Sosa to drop their album of country and western duets. pic.twitter.com/mo39i8Yer4
— Jay Jaffe (@jay_jaffe) February 11, 2018
Cubs: Sammy, if you come clean about your PED use and start acting normal, we'll embrace you again and invite you back to Wrigley Field.
Sammy Sosa: pic.twitter.com/XOJQHYWOmY
— Jared Carrabis (@Jared_Carrabis) February 11, 2018
Sammy Sosa out here serving looks. pic.twitter.com/635bB1fnHE
— Cut4 (@Cut4) February 11, 2018
Sammy Sosa really gave it all up to be a White Man from San Antonio pic.twitter.com/WFvH0DPZtp
— Sterling Brim (@SteeloBrim) February 11, 2018
The Cubs should build Sammy Sosa a statue, and the statue should be of this picture pic.twitter.com/E3FLUD9Ta0
— Ricky O'Donnell (@SBN_Ricky) February 11, 2018
wtf happened to Sammy Sosa is one of the 5 biggest questions of my life 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/mS44LzNvd2
— Tyler Conway (@jtylerconway) February 11, 2018
The world deserves a 30 for 30 on the last decade of Sammy Sosa’s life. pic.twitter.com/ljh1aFYK50
— Melissa Stetten (@MelissaStetten) February 11, 2018
— Robert Littal (@BSO) February 11, 2018
Q: Why is Sammy Sosa trending?
— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) February 11, 2018
Dressed as a cowboy.
— Cubs Talk (@NBCSCubs) February 11, 2018
The legend of Sammy Sosa continues pic.twitter.com/EbD5NZWgui
— Baseball Bros (@BaseballBros) February 11, 2018
Is that….Sammy Sosa? https://t.co/pzg0IFZRuw
— Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) February 11, 2018
Sammy Sosa out here singing "shouldve been a cowboy…learned to rope and ride" pic.twitter.com/mBpv4rmXCM
— SteelerNation (@SteeIerNation) February 11, 2018
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