David Ortiz will retire in historic company, but the Boston Red Sox slugger has ...
Statistics, specialty and steroids make David Ortiz a problematic Hall of Fame
case ... and few in baseball's history have had as many October heroics as Big
Papi. .... I think you have to throw all of that into a tumbler, shake it up and roll it
Jul 18, 2016 ... A player's JAWS is the average of his career WAR total and that of his peak, ... to
the Hall of Fame discussion and I'll incorporate it into these evaluations. .... the
candidates for whom it's been a factor—Thomas, Martinez, Paul Molitor ... off the
BBWAA ballot, there's actually a bit of wiggle room in...
The best case for David Ortiz as a future Hall of Famer is not the numbers,
although many of them are admirable, some phenomenal, all qualifying ... Ron
Borges Sunday, October 02, 2016. Credit: AP photo. BRONZE AGE: Hall of Fame
voters will one day embrace the idea of clearing David Ortiz for a Hall of Fame
Oct 12, 2016 ... These numbers alone are enough to get anyone into the HOF but lets put ... than
Ortiz, and Ortiz also finishes his career with a higher batting average ... Well, last
time I checked, Reggie Jackson is in the Hall Of Fame as well as ... DH position is
a vital one and David Ortiz is arguably the best to ever do it.
Aug 31, 2016 ... Hall of Fame voters have yet to induct a DH, but another factor makes ... As much
as any one player can be, Ortiz is the baseball of the 2000s and 2010s. ... but
Ortiz's case will be more emotional, if only because he may have been the .... He
turned what was billed as a major campaign announcement into a ...
Oct 1, 2016 ... Bruins greats Bobby Orr and Ray Bourque greet Red Sox's David Ortiz before
Saturday's game. ... BOSTON (AP) — Hockey great Bobby Orr, NFL Hall of Famer
Andre Tippett and ... New England Patriots (@Patriots) October 1, 2016 ... Ortiz
has said he will retire at the end of the season, and the Red Sox ...
Nov 17, 2015 ... David Ortiz deserves to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in
Cooperstown. ... should not be a factor in determining someone's Hall-of-Fame
eligibility. ... and others who don't let it taint players' careers as much as others
have. ... If we fundamentally disagree on that overriding factor, my entire...
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, 2015 ... Oh, and he'll also probably get into the real Hall of Fame. ... At this time next year,
David Ortiz will be an ex-player. ... and they will get increasingly so the closer it
gets to October. ... Do you realize how much more valuable they were? ..... you
can play only one side of baseball and make a case for being in...
Oct 11, 2016 ... The Red Sox are out of the playoffs, and that means David Ortiz's ... Coming into
Monday's Game 3 against Cleveland, Ortiz had a ... He's fourth all-time in World
Series batting average. ... Maybe you penalize him for being a career DH when it
comes to the Hall of Fame. .... Just too much playoffs to cover.