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David Ortiz
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The Hero
The Hero
David OrtizThe Hero

The Sox finally stand up to the bullies, "The Curse" is broken, and in doing so, Papi becomes a sensation in Boston, and a Red Sox immortal.


The Rise
The Rise
David OrtizThe Rise

After his release by the Minnesota Twins, a chance encounter would change the trajectory of David's life forever.


The Beginning
The Beginning
David OrtizThe Beginning

From the tough neighborhoods of Santo Domingo, takes to the game the that is in his DNA. Assimilation however, proves to be difficult.


The Making of Big Papi
David OrtizThe Making of Big Papi

A special audio series celebrating the rise of a man who willed himself to greatness — and in the process, changed the culture of a city.


40
40
David Ortiz40

I want to share this with you today on my 40th birthday, because I want the focus this season to be on the team and bringing a...


What the (Blank)?
What the (Blank)?
David OrtizWhat the (Blank)?

Just like on the first day of elementary school, we ask athletes to answer 10 questions about themselves so you can get to know them...


The Dirt
The Dirt
David OrtizThe Dirt

I was ready to shoot somebody, man. Literally. ... I look on the security camera by the door and it’s two American guys holding...