David Américo Ortiz Arias(born November 18, 1975), nicknamed "Big Papi", is a Dominican-Americanformer baseballdesignated hitter(DH) and first basemanwho played 20 seasons in Major League Baseballfrom 1997 to 2016, primarily for the Boston Red Sox. After playing parts of six seasons with the Minnesota Twinswith unremarkable results, Ortiz ...
David Ortiz Positions: Designated Hitter and First Baseman Bats: Left • Throws: Left 6-3 , 230lb (190cm, 104kg) Born: November 18, 1975 (Age: 47-120d) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic do More bio, uniform, draft, salary info Hall of Fame 10x All-Star HR Derby Champ 3x World Series 7x Silver Slugger WS MVP ALCS MVP 27 34
- November 18, 1975
Jul 24, 2022 · Ortiz becomes the fourth Dominican-born player to be enshrined at the Hall of Fame, joining his longtime friend Pedro Martinez, Vladimir Guerrero Sr. and Juan Marichal.
- Back-to-back game-winning hits to keep the Red Sox alive. The Red Sox had to start somewhere in their ALCS comeback against the Yankees. Down one run in the ninth inning of Game 4, Dave Roberts stole second and scored on a Bill Mueller single.
- This is our f***ing city!” There was maybe no athlete better to give a message to the Boston crowd in the wake of the Marathon bombings than Ortiz.
- Game-tying grand slam in Game 2 of the 2013 ALCS. The Red Sox looked dead in the water through most of the first two games of the 2013 ALCS. They were getting shut out until the ninth inning of Game 1.
- Game 4 speech in the 2013 World Series. The Cardinals had a tough time getting Ortiz out at the plate in the 2013 World Series. He hit .688 and had a .760 on-base percentage to go along with two homers in the series.
Jan 25, 2022 · Ortiz was the lone player elected into the Hall of Fame by the vote of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in results unveiled Tuesday night on MLB Network. He will be joined by the six selections of the Golden Days and Early Baseball Era committees -- Jim Kaat, Tony Oliva and the late Bud Fowler, Gil Hodges, Minnie Miñoso and Buck ...
- Anthony Castrovince
Jul 24, 2022 · David Ortiz has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year on the ballot with 77.9% of the vote. He put up huge numbers at the plate, and Big Papi proved to be a larger-than-life ...