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Birth Name: Samuel Kelvin Peralta Sosa
Place of Birth: Consuelo, Dominican Republic
Date of Birth: November 12, 1968
Ethnicity: African-Dominican Republic, possibly some African-Haitian
Sammy Sosa is a Dominican professional baseball player. Sammy is married to dancer Sonia Rodríguez, with whom he has six children. The two are pictured below.
The majority of Dominicans (about 73%) are multiracial while the reminder are of mostly/fully European (16%) and mostly/fully African (11%) descent.
Sammy is said to have Haitian ancestry on his father’s side.
Source: Sosa: An Autobiography, Sammy Sosa and Marcos Bretón, Time Warner, 2000, p. 23.