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Aroldis Chapman pokes fun at Sammy Sosa on Instagram (Photo)

Mike Oz
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Cincinnati Reds flame-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman used his Instagram account to take a jab Sammy Sosa and his increasingly fair complexion.

We've all seen what's been going on with Sosa's skin these past few years. Apparently, even big leaguers are joking about it. Chapman was getting a haircut Tuesday and had what looks like shaving cream covering his face. He posted the photo on Instagram with the caption, "I am not Sammy Sosa lol."

While Chapman's intention probably wasn't to make some sort of cultural statement here, it's worth noting that "whiteface" is a thing.

In case you haven't seen Sammy Sosa recently, he's looking more and more like Grandpa Munster:

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