Elias Sosa


Served as envoy

  • 2008  –  Nicaragua
  • 2008  –  Panama

Born in the baseball talent hotbed of the Dominican Republic, Elias began playing baseball early in life which led to him being signed by a Major League team. Making his major league debut in 1972 at the age of 22, Elias played for 8 Major League teams during the course of his 12 year professional career. In 1973 he finished tied for 3rdfor the Rookie of the Year award finishing with 10 total wins for the season. Upon his retirement from baseball Elias still remains very active in the baseball community in the Dominican Republic. Since 2001 he has worked for Major League Baseball International working to develop baseball programs within various Latin American countries.