In 1997, Sammy Sosa partnered with Catholic Charities,
local school districts and recreational departments to conduct the “Sammy
Claus” tour, which visited cities across the U.S. and in his homeland of the
He dressed as Santa Claus and delivered more
gifts to children in hospitals and schools.
“The only feeling better than hitting a home run
response that I get from my fans in the U.S. and at home in the
Republic,” Sosa said.“They
are what it’s all about.”
Not surprisingly, Sammy Clause was a big hit
families who came to see him in Washington DC, Philadelphia, New York,
Miami, and San Pedro.