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Check out this life-size Lego replica of David Ortiz

Lego may have given Big Papi his coolest farewell gift yet. A life-size Lego statue of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was unveiled to the real Ortiz at Fenway Park for “Lego Day” on Wednesday. You know you’ve done something right in your career to get your own LEGO model! #LEGOsox 💪 pic.twitter.com/0F59UxOs8p — Boston Red […]
Via Boston.com
3 hours ago

David Ortiz gets life-sized LEGO replica

The David Ortiz retirement tour got an amazing new addition Wednesday morning when Big Papi received the gift of a life-sized LEGO statue. Amazing Big Papi Lego Statue https://t.co/DrpI6CMx5U pic.twitter.com/bSsPsX88mf — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 31, 2016 According to ESPN’s David Schoenfield, “The model stands 6-foot-7 from his cleat to the top of his left...
Via Sportsnaut
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz marvels at 'Thanks Big Papi' corn maze tribute

David Ortiz’s final MLB season has seen its fair share of tributes to celebrate the slugger’s fantastic career. But earlier this week Ortiz had to hop inside a helicopter in order to fully bear witness the lengths that were taken outside of Boston to properly thank him for all the memories. A farm in Sterling, Mass., created a massive corn maze to pay tribute to the Boston...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

A corny tribute: Red Sox slugger immortalized in corn maze

STERLING, Mass. (AP) Nothing quite measures up to the latest tribute to retiring Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. A corn maze dedicated to the player known as Big Papi was unveiled at a ceremony Tuesday in Sterling, Massachusetts. Ortiz had a message for his legions of fans at the unveiling: ''I love corn.'' The 8-acre maze was created by Davis Mega Maze and features a cornstalk...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eric Hosmer Shows Off Signed David Ortiz Jersey

I’m willing to bet that Eric Hosmer promised himself he wasn’t leaving his team’s recent three-game stand at Fenway Park without getting something signed by David Ortiz. Monday, the Kansas City Royals All-Star showed off the prize given to him by the retiring Boston Red Sox slugger. And honestly…who could blame him? Big Papi A photo posted by Eric Hosmer (@hosmer305...
Via Hall of Very Good
2 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz feeling 'a little worn out' as season winds down

David Ortiz is winding down what he maintains will be his final season in Major League Baseball, and he’s offering more evidence to back his retirement reasoning. Ortiz admitted Sunday that he’s wearing down over the long season and has been so busy that he hasn’t been able to enjoy things as much as he’d like. “Very busy. Kind of tired of it, a little worn out,” Ortiz...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

"Worn out" Ortiz still producing in last year with Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) In what's become a regular scene, David Ortiz stepped into the dugout, preparing for batting practice, when a team staff member asked if he was ready. Not far away, a group of fans waited to be brought in, eager to chat briefly with the 40-year-old Ortiz, take a photo and wish him well. In Big Papi's final season, everyone who comes to Fenway Park wants their chance...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Ortiz takes selfie with fan, hits go-ahead HR

David Ortiz always has time for the little people. The Red Sox designated hitter crushed a historic two-run homer against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday, giving Boston a lead in their 3-2 win. The home run was Ortiz’s 29th of the season, and it also marked his 1,500th RBI, joining Ted Williams and Carl Yastrzemski as the only Red Sox players to reach that milestone. But before...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Collects 1,500th RBI With Red Sox On Two-Run Homer Vs. Tigers

It’s too bad David Ortiz is retiring because he might never stop producing. The Boston Red Sox slugger already hit a home run Friday during his final series in Comerica Park, but he hit another two-run bomb Saturday in the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers to give the Red Sox a 3-1 lead. Big Papi’s latest long ball was a big deal for a lot of reasons. It was Ortiz’s...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz Says Goodbye To Detroit, Where His Homers Broke Tigers Fans’ Hearts

David Ortiz plays his final series in Detroit this weekend, and Tigers fans probably are happy to see the Boston Red Sox slugger go. That’s because Big Papi has terrorized the Motor City throughout his 20-year career. His .319 batting average at Comerica Park is even higher than his career mark at Fenway (.311), and his 21 homers and 56 RBI in 56 games in Detroit’s newer ballpark...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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