Archive for the ‘Sosa Corked’ Category

We have a buyer, according to, Grant DePorter, CEO of Harry Caray’s Restaurant Group, has purchased the Sammy Sosa corked bat with an auction bid price of $14,407.The bat, which was used in a 2003 Cubs game against Tampa Bay, will be on display at Harry Caray’s Restaurant on Kinzie beginning Thursday. DePorter said,  “This bat is unquestionably a unique piece of Chicago sports history, and it is a perfect fit for our museum collection.”

The barrel of Sammy Sosa’s corked bat, which was lost in the confusion seven years ago at Wrigley Field, has surfaced. An online auction house is auctioning off the missing chunk on behalf of the man who found and hid it the night of June 3, 2003. Rob Manker, of the Chicago Tribune, has the story of Sosa’s barrel.