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Sammy Sosa High Heat Baseball 2001 is the third installment of the High Heat series from 3DO. The game features several modes of play which includes exibition, season, home run derby, playoffs, and custom league. The game also supports internet play over Heat.net, MSN gaming zone, and Mplayer.

The game covers both the managerial and player aspects of America's favorite pastime. As manager, you're given the ability to not only manage your major league squad, but also the minor leagues. You can also place players on the disabled list, inactive list, make player cuts and trades.

Season's can have customized schedules and playoff series. The game features a 'career' option to guide your team through multiple seasons.

On the field, gameplay can be customized from controlling every pitch and swing, to simply making manageriel calls from the dugout. With licences from Major League Baseball and MLB Players Assoc., all the teams, players and stadiums are included..


Sammy Sosa High Heat Baseball 2001 Windows Main Menu
Sammy Sosa High Heat Baseball 2001 Windows Run! Run!
Sammy Sosa High Heat Baseball 2001 Windows And here's the pitch...
Sammy Sosa High Heat Baseball 2001 Windows Prep yourself...

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User Reviews

A good, albiet very overrated, baseball game. Windows Rick Jones (111)

Critic Reviews

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jun, 2000 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
incite PC Gaming Windows May, 2000 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ComputerGamers.com Windows Jan 01, 2001 94 out of 100 94
PC Player (Germany) Windows Jul, 2000 86 out of 100 86
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Jul 29, 2000 7 out of 10 70
PC Gamer UK Windows Aug, 2000 68 out of 100 68
GameSpot PlayStation Mar 28, 2000 5.4 out of 10 54
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Windows Aug 12, 2001 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
PSM PlayStation Jun, 2000 2 out of 5 40
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation Apr, 2000 3.75 out of 10 38


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Look at the names of the umpires in the box score. You'll see Trip Hawkins (CEO of 3DO).


  • Computer Gaming World
    • March 2001 (Issue #200) – #6 Best Game of the All Time ( There are numerous references in past issues to the multitude of matches the editors and other staff play of this game.)
    • April 2001 (Issue #201) – Sports Game of the Year
Information also contributed by Adam Baratz

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