David Américo Ortiz Arias (born November 18, 1975), nicknamed "Big Papi", is a Dominican-American former professional baseball designated hitter and first baseman who played 20 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1997 to 2016, primarily for the Boston Red Sox.
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David Ortiz, the first career designated hitter to be selected on first ballot, headlines Baseball Hall of Fame's induction ceremony - ESPN.
David Ortiz made his debut with the Twins in September 1997. His first full season in the majors was 1998. Here he is during spring training of that season. (Getty Images)
— MLB (@MLB) July 24, 2022 “Wow, Cooperstown!” Ortiz howled as he soaked in the excitement of the crowd. Sitting behind him on the stage were 48 Hall of Famers, including the likes of Juan Marichal (the first Dominican elected to the Hall of Fame), Sandy Koufax, Johnny Bench, Cal Ripken Jr., Ken Griffey Jr. and Pedro Martinez.
Ortiz, whose slugging and swagger helped the Boston Red Sox become the most successful franchise of the new century, was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
David Ortiz Designated Hitter Birthdate 11/18/1975 BAT/THR Left/Left Birthplace Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Career Stats AVG .286 HR 541 RBI 1768 OPS .931 View the profile of Boston Red Sox...
Red Sox legend David Ortiz, one of the most beloved players in franchise history, was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday in his first appearance on the ballot. The Red Sox tweeted a ...
David Ortiz, who led Red Sox to three World Series titles, was the only 2022 candidate elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens fell short again.