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Sammy Sosa is a former MLB slugger, most notably with the Chicago Cubs, with whom he chased Roger Maris's home run record.
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The congressional committee decided against prosecuting Sosa for perjury for his 2005 testimony.
While he never faced legal action, Sosa still has a dark cloud hanging over his chances for making into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The former slugger has impressive career statistics, but his alleged drug use will be a stumbling block for most voters. Sosa's name is expected to appear on the 2013 ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame,
and many sports pundits believe that he will not garner enough support to be inducted any time soon.
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