He finished the season with 31 home runs, 101 RBI and a .288 average, finishing
fifth in the .... On October 20, Major League Baseball announced that Ortiz was
the winner of the Roberto Clemente Awa...
Nov 17, 2015 ... David Ortiz deserves to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in
Cooperstown. ... The biggest factor that will hold Ortiz back on Hall-of-Fame
ballots is his ... others who don't let it taint players' careers as much as others
have. ... DENVER - OCTOBER 28: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox fields a
Aug 19, 2015 ... David Ortiz has won three World Series with the Red Sox, but his ... But to get him
there, many of the unwritten rules of Hall of Fame voting will have to be ignored.
... a strong case for being the game's best designated hitter — the Hall of ... FULL-
TIME D.H. When Thomas was inducted into the Hall of Fame ...
Oct 15, 2013 ... The Hall of Fame candidacies of Carlos Beltran and David Ortiz are going to tell
... Does coming through when so many more are paying attention and so ... to
give to October performance when evaluating a player's Hall of Fame case. .... If
he gets into the HoF; the entire voting body needs to just resign their ...
Nov 18, 2013 ... David Ortiz turns 38 years old today and is coming off another big ... did more to
help his potential Hall of Fame case than Ortiz did in 2013. ... October home runs,
Ortiz will gain extra support from those factors, the way they pushed marginal Hall
of Fame candidates like Rollie Fingers and Catfish Hunter into .....
Oct 22, 2013 ... Do Carlos Beltran, David Ortiz Punch Hall of Fame Ticket with Epic World Series?
... Carlos Beltran is at his best when the lights are brightest in October. ... Beltran,
36, has continued to make his case as perhaps the best postseason .... Still, he'll
have to face questions about that very DH factor (much like ...
Oct 23, 2013 ... I also feel like David Ortiz is probably a Hall of Famer. ... Since their careers (so
far, in Ortiz's case) are a very similar length, their replacement level adjustments
sit ... Rice's bat was the only considerably above average aspect of his game. ...
Obviously, the leverage of the situation plays into this qu...
Nov 17, 2015 ... David Ortiz to retire after 2016 season | MLB.com ... But Papi in Fenway is much
closer to Edgar as a hitter than people give ... There are no actual examples of
Hall-of-Fame voters ignoring the .... 1) The personality/publicity/fame factor ... So
this should make it easier for Hanley to build his own HOF case, ...
Sep 10, 2015 ... David Ortiz would be just 4th player to hit 500 HR and win 3 World Series titles,
..... However, Ortiz had more power and has a long list of October moments that
make ... as a bandbox, that right field Ortiz hit most of his home runs into isn't
exactly tiny. .... If that were true he would already be in the hall of ...
Feb 15, 2011 ... Current Hall of Fame eligibility: Baines received 4.8 percent of the ... Kaline might
have a .315 career batting average and 500 more hits. ... which couldn't get
Harmon Killebrew into the Hall of Fame his first three tries. .... October 24, 2014 at
1:08 am ... Was the best DH until David Ortiz broke his records.