Birth Name: Samuel Kelvin Peralta Sosa
Place of Birth: Consuelo, Dominican Republic
Date of Birth: November 12, 1968
Ethnicity: Dominican Republic, possibly some Haitian
Sammy Sosa is a Dominican professional baseball player. Sammy is married to dancer Sonia Rodríguez, with whom he has six children.
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, by Sammy Sosa/Marcos Bretón, Time Warner, 2000, p. 23.