Mazzilli to Sosa: Just be Sammy

Updated: February 23, 2005, 9:35 PM ET
Associated Press

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- As a way of introducing himself to his new teammates, Sammy Sosa slammed about two dozen baseballs far over the center-field wall during his first workout with the Baltimore Orioles.


Before he was done, nearly half the squad interrupted their drills to watch the show.

"Sammy, we're going to run out of balls!" joked outfielder Larry Bigbie, who watched in awe as one shot after another soared onto an airfield behind the practice field.

"They'll ...

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