Chicago Cubs Legend Slammin’ Sammy Sosa Comes Home and Does His First Interview in Years With Chicago Media on Cumulus Media’s WLS-AM 890

Sosa Appears Live on “The Steve Cochran Show” on The Big 89 WLS and Talks His Early Days in Baseball, Those Unforgettable Home Runs, and More

CHICAGO, IL — March 20, 2024 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that baseball legend and former Chicago Cub slugger, Slammin’ Sammy Sosa sat down with Chicago radio personality Steve Cochran in a live broadcast Friday, March 15th, on WLS-AM 890. Chicago Cubs fans that tuned into “The Steve Cochran Show” Friday were treated to Sosa’s first interview with Chicago media in many years. Sosa covered topics from his earliest days in Major League Baseball to his unforgettable home runs.

WLS-AM 890 allowed local TV cameras into Cumulus Chicago studios to capture Sosa’s return to Chicago media. Check out the interview on demand now at:

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