Nickname: Slammin' Sam, The Horn of Plenty Family: Wife, Debra; Children, Briona, Jamale, Kyla Hobbies: Fishing, hunting, eating sushi, going to sporting events Pets: Female Pit Bull named "Lady" Favorite Sport to watch (other than baseball): Football Favorite sports to play (other than baseball): Although I don't play all that well, I love to play golf Favorite Food: Sushi and Carne Asada Burritos Favorite TV Show: CSI and The Bernie Mac Show Favorite Singer or Musical Group: Nelly Favorite Movie: The Green Mile Favorite Sports Movie: Remember the Titans Favorite Piece of clothing: A black suit with a mustard colored shirt and a "sweet" tie to compliment the outfit If you could spend a day with anyone, who would it be? Bill Gates Favorite professional team growing up? Oakland A's Favorite professional player growing up? Dave Winfield and Dave Parker
Horn played parts of eight seasons in the major leagues, including three with the Red Sox (1987-1989). The first baseman joined the Red Sox in July of 1987 after hitting 30 home runs for the Pawtucket Red Sox. He went on to set a Major League record by hitting 10 home runs in his first 82 trips to the plate. The Dallas, Texas native, played for 3 more major league teams, finishing his career with a .240 batting average and 62 home runs. In 1997, Horn was voted as a member of the Pawtucket Red Sox 25th anniversary team.
Horn currently resides in Rhode Island with his wife and 3 children and is the owner of the Around the Horn Sports Center, a year round indoor training facility.