David Américo Ortiz Arias (born November 18, 1975), nicknamed "Big Papi", is a
Dominican ... He finished the season with 31 home runs, 101 RBI and a .288
average, .... On October 20, ...
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
Does he belong in the Hall of Fame, or doesn't he? Rob Neyer shares his
thoughts on Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. ... But considering the once-rampant
nature of amphetamine use, not to mention how many players are today using ...
And the reporter with the red jheri curl from The Boston Globe comes into the
locker room ...
Nov 17, 2015 ... Arguing against David Ortiz's Hall of Fame case is a pointless exercise for ... As
first reported by Ken Rosenthal, Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will retire at ... On
top of that, Ortiz has spent much of his career as one of the sport's ...
Jan 7, 2016 ... The Red Sox' slugger will be eligible in 2021, and the electorate will ... David
Ortiz took a significant step on the path to the Hall of Fame on ... For the first time,
the Hall went through the list of voters and culled many of those 10 or ... of self-
righteous newspaper writers, has been dragged into modern times.
Aug 20, 2015 ... CAREER TOTALS Ortiz falls short of a typical modern Hall of Famer in terms of ...
it is difficult to distinguish Ortiz (492 homers; 1,608 R.B.I.; .284 batting average) ...
The two other players with a strong case for being the game's best ... FULL-TIME
D.H. When Thomas was inducted into the Hall of Fame last .....
Sep 14, 2015 ... David Ortiz hit his 500th career home run Saturday against the Rays, spurring ...
the next decade and a half, depending on how much longer Ortiz plays. ... 2) Will
Ortiz be voted into the Hall of Fame? ... A common point of discussion when
debating any player's Hall of Fame case: Did he dominate the sport?
Apr 28, 2016 ... CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 2: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox ... for
entry into the hall of fame are a long path and Ortiz has many things likely to
make it even less likely. Ortiz has plenty of counting stats that hall of fame voters
like. ... That would not be an indicator for Ortiz in that case obviously.
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 ... 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 c...
In case you are not in the know, exit velocity is very simple; it's essentially the
speed ..... Soon David Ortiz will be eligible for the Hall of Fame and you don't
hear ... Just how much difference does a player's postseason success factor into
a Hall of ... innings pitched in October shows just what kind of mettle Schillin...