David Ortiz

Player
United States
Scorpio

David Ortiz Bio

Who is David Ortiz

Boston Red Sox legend nicknamed Big Papi. He is one of the most clutch hitters in MLB history and in 2009, he became the all-time leader in home runs by a designated hitter. He helped the Red Sox win World Series titles in 2004, 2007 and 2013.

Early Life (Childhood)

He initially signed with the Seattle Mariners in 1992 under the name David Arias, but when he was traded to the Minnesota Twins in 1996 he officially became known as David Ortiz.

Interesting Facts

In the 2013 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, he was simply unstoppable, leading the Red Sox to their third World Series title in 9 years and earning World Series MVP honors.

Personal Life

He married Tiffany Ortiz in 2003. He has two daughters, Jessica and Alexandra, and a son, D'Angelo. In 2007, Ortiz founded the David Ortiz Children's Fund to support a range of his favorite causes and help children

Achievement

He has won American League Player of the Week and Player of the month several times in his career.