Found June 29, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Dave KingmanGil Meche
There was no milestone in this one. A day after launching his 399th career home run at Fenway Park, David Ortiz missed out on reaching the 400-homer plateau in his first game against the Mariners, finishing 1-for-4 with a single. Only two players have blasted their 400th career homers in Seattle –– Dave Kingman and Manny Ramirez. Ramirez rifled a three-run shot on May 15, 2005 off Mariners starter Gil Meche to reach the historic mark. Part of the reason was that Ortiz couldn't follow suit on Day One for the road to 400 was because he ran into a...

Your Morning Dump... Where Papi's on the verge of 400

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. As Fred McGriff, Darrell Evans, Carlos Delgado, Dave Kingman, Jeff Bagwell, and others will attest, hitting 400 home runs doesn’t guarantee a spot in Cooperstown. It does, however, represent a pretty impressive...
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