View Full Version : Sammy Sosa Cleat Photmatch

09-23-2011, 09:35 AM
I recently purchased a pair of Sammy Sosa game used cleats autographed and incribed "HR 489". He wore the cleats on August 11th, 2002 against the Colorado Rookies. I am looking for a photo/video match fo the cleats and am having trouble finding pics of Sammy during that particular game. Getty Images has a few marked that date, ut it is incorrect as they show the Cubs facing the Giants. Anything would help and be much appreciated! Thank you.

09-23-2011, 09:55 AM
Here's a link to the ESPN Recap/Box from that day. It has a photo of Sosa (tiny though), but not sure if it's a stock photo or not. Hope it helps some.


09-23-2011, 11:36 AM
From what I've seen over the years, Sammy Sosa dated/notated GU items,
along with Arod, Raffy Palmeiro, Pudge Rodriguez and several
others handled by ASI and ESM have to be taken with a grain of salt since
they signed and inscribed anything that was put in front of them.

09-28-2011, 09:35 AM
Thanks guys, especially cliffjmp33. My concern is that it may very well be a stock photo. Sosa also hit 3 home runs on August 10th (the night before). If anyone is able to find proved pictures and/or video of Sosa during the August 11th, 2002 game I will PayPal the first person $50 for your troubles.

09-28-2011, 09:53 AM
Have you checked out any of those websites where people trade recorded MLB games? That might be your only way to finding any type of photo/video of Sosa wearing these cleats

09-28-2011, 09:57 AM
Check this website.... http://www.ihaveplanet.com/Trading/TradingBoard.aspx?Board=29

Somebody on there that has the DVD from the Cubs game on August 11th, 2002

09-28-2011, 09:59 AM
My mistake...the game was only listed on that site (it says currently unavailable unless somebody posts that it is available)

09-28-2011, 10:43 AM

Thanks for the advice, I haven't checked all the sites that people trade MLB recorded games on, I didn't know they existed to tell you the truth.