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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Sammy Sosa. Sammy Sosa Official Pinterest

What do you do with the mad that you feel
When you feel so mad you could bite?

Sammy Sosa. Yes, I’m the real Sammy Sosa, and this is my Pinterest.

The District Attorney Posted: January 10, 2013 at 05:14 PM | 30 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cubs, hall of fame, orioles, rangers, sammy sosa, sartorial, white sox

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   1. Hello Rusty Kuntz, Goodbye Rusty Cars Posted: January 10, 2013 at 06:09 PM (#4344510)
That claymation doll looks a lot like the real Sammy Sosa.
   2. thetailor Posted: January 10, 2013 at 06:18 PM (#4344520)
I'm not buying that this is real. The deadspin link says the twitter account is confirmed but I'm not seeing it.
   3. The District Attorney Posted: January 10, 2013 at 06:24 PM (#4344523)
Article (my emphasis):
In case you were wondering, it really is Sammy Sosa, the real Sammy Sosa, on social media.

Rebecca Polihronis, marketing manager for Injex 21, a company that makes needle-free technology for drugs that are injected, confirmed Thursday that the former Cubs star has joined the image-sharing site Pinterest. Sosa is the CEO of Injex 21.

“We're learning social media, we’re not pros at it yet, but we’re working on it,” she said, also confirming that Twitter user @TheRealMr609, though unverified by the site, is authentic. She added that she and Sosa manage the Twitter account.
There's no doubt that it all does seem too good to be true...
   4. Rickey! trades in sheep and threats Posted: January 10, 2013 at 06:25 PM (#4344524)
Sammy Sosa would be a lot more awesome if he could ever wash the stench of Cubbie off of him.
   5. Jose Can Still Seabiscuit Posted: January 10, 2013 at 06:27 PM (#4344525)
That picture is ####### creepy.
   6. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: January 10, 2013 at 06:30 PM (#4344528)
I'm not buying that this is real.


Is so reeeeealll!
   7. valuearbitrageur Posted: January 10, 2013 at 06:35 PM (#4344533)
I thought Sammy was an albino now? He really doesn't look all that different.
   8. dejarouehg Posted: January 10, 2013 at 09:28 PM (#4344646)
I think he's going for the Roman Maroni look.

Roman Moroni: Okey! You and the rest of your bastages can gamble, but don't try no fargin trick, otherwise you wind up with your bells in a sling.
   9. TerpNats Posted: January 10, 2013 at 09:30 PM (#4344647)
You sure that's not a Johnny Mathis album cover, circa 1960?
   10. Lassus Posted: January 10, 2013 at 10:24 PM (#4344667)
That photograph is a work of art.
   11. Sebastian Posted: January 10, 2013 at 10:27 PM (#4344669)
Sammy Sosa would be a lot more awesome if he could ever wash the stench of Cubbie off of him.


#### ###, ### ########### ############!
   12. stealfirstbase Posted: January 10, 2013 at 10:55 PM (#4344687)
Is so reeeeealll!

That is the greatest thing I've ever seen!
   13. Everybody Loves Tyrus Raymond Posted: January 10, 2013 at 11:12 PM (#4344698)
Please tell me this is real. I really need a world in which Sammy Sosa is (kind of) black.

I know that's my problem, but we all have our issues.
   14. The Yankee Clapper Posted: January 10, 2013 at 11:14 PM (#4344701)
You sure that's not a Johnny Mathis album cover, circa 1960?

Pretty close. Although most Primates would probably prefer Mathis' Tribute to Rob Neyer.
   15. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: January 10, 2013 at 11:19 PM (#4344702)
   16. SoSHially Unacceptable Posted: January 11, 2013 at 12:42 AM (#4344737)


Anyone else have little kids and think of this?


That's exactly what I was thinking YR, but I wasn't sure there'd be anyone else here who was familiar with that creepy show.
   17. Walt Davis Posted: January 11, 2013 at 01:18 AM (#4344749)
It's the Vulcan hair and damn near Vulcan ears that throw me off.
   18. TerpNats Posted: January 11, 2013 at 01:41 AM (#4344759)
Forgot the album with a yellow sweater, Clapper. I was thinking more along the lines of "Open Fire, Two Guitars" or even his second greatest hits album.

My mother was a member of the Columbia Record Club and used to get all his albums. Some of them were quite good; with the right material Mathis could be sublime -- his "Something I Dreamed Last Night," from the "Heavenly" album (the one with the big hit of "Misty"), is arguably the definitive version of that standard, as is his "When Sunny Gets Blue." About 1962 or so, his albums became less interesting and my mother stopped ordering them, even before he left Columbia.
   19. The District Attorney Posted: January 11, 2013 at 02:11 AM (#4344772)
The 66-Home-Run Virgin

Post #6 took a hanging fastball and swatted it out of the park...
   20. depletion Posted: January 11, 2013 at 09:15 AM (#4344834)
Brylcreem called. They want their entire 2013 product output back.
   21. RMc is a fine piece of cheese Posted: January 11, 2013 at 09:34 AM (#4344847)
Hey, Sammy, you're in the wrong game!
   22. My name is Votto, and I love to get blotto Posted: January 11, 2013 at 10:15 AM (#4344871)
Oh Sammy, I can't quit you. I am ready to confess--I am one of the fans who was scarred by the '94 strike, and was drawn back full force by the '98 home run chase. Sosa was such a huge part of that.
   23. My name is Votto, and I love to get blotto Posted: January 11, 2013 at 10:16 AM (#4344872)
But damn, he looks like Mr. Rogers in that picture.
   24. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: January 11, 2013 at 01:40 PM (#4345035)
That picture is ####### creepy.


Uncle Sammy wants YOU!
   25. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: January 11, 2013 at 01:45 PM (#4345037)
The Johnny Mathis comparison is bang-on.

A lot of people have probably seen the Lazytown "Cooking By The Book" video without being familiar with that villain guy. Does he have a name? He seems to be a different persona in every episode.
   26. SoSH U at work Posted: January 11, 2013 at 01:51 PM (#4345045)
A lot of people have probably seen the Lazytown "Cooking By The Book" video without being familiar with that villain guy. Does he have a name? He seems to be a different persona in every episode.


Robbie Rotten, who's determined to make sure the kids of Lazytown remain, forever, their normal slothful selves, only to be foiled again and again by Sportacus and Stephanie.

So, yes, Sporatacus is a vile PED.

   27. cardsfanboy Posted: January 11, 2013 at 02:00 PM (#4345054)
That picture is ####### creepy.


For those Doctor Who fans out there, it reminded me of an Auton, more accurately Mickey Smith from the first episode of the relaunch.
   28. jobu Posted: February 10, 2013 at 07:19 PM (#4366739)
Comedy gold: Anthony Adams, former Chicago Bear d-lineman, has put up a Sosa-inspired Pinterest page.
   29. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: February 10, 2013 at 07:30 PM (#4366746)
A lot of people have probably seen the Lazytown "Cooking By The Book" video without being familiar with that villain guy.


Lil' John ain't no villain! Stop hatin' on a brother cuz he crunk!
   30. JE (Jason) Posted: February 10, 2013 at 08:10 PM (#4366762)
Sosa is the CEO of Injex 21.

Injex? Seriously?

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