Sox Stand Papi

More Powerful Than a Locomotive

Graphic Design by Carl

(BDD Photo Illustration / Graphic Design by Carl)

Wanna Be Your Superhero, Oh Yeah, Oh Yeah
David Brings His Entourage to Home Plate Again
Papi for MVS ... Most Valuable Superhero

"This simply does not happen in baseball. Ortiz has turned major league baseball into Wiffle ball games you'd play with makeshift rules regarding rooftops, clotheslines, and summer winds. Big Papi is an action superhero come to life. He is a cartoon figure who jumps off the screen and gets it done in real life in real time. He is the mythical Joe Hardy with no apparent time limit on his powers." -- 8.1.06, Dan Shaughnessy, Boston Globe


SOX STAND PAPI

Red Sox DH David Ortiz is mobbed at the plate as he comes across on yet another game winning walk off home run, this one a three run blast that gave Boston a 9-8 victory.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

Big Dealin' at Fenway

Don't Worry, Big Papi: Sox 9, Indians 8
Ho Hum, Another Walkoff in the House of David
Snyder Remarkable: Kyle Fires Up Sox with Outstanding Performance
It's All Wells and Bad for Mr. Won't Go to Pawtucket
Kneed This Like a Hole in the Head: 'Tek Twists Knee
Wily Mo Might Be the Best Mid-Season Pickup for Sox
Is Manny Giving David a Run for AL MVP?

"I've never pitched in a game that's made me feel this way. All I was trying to do was give us an opportunity to come back and win this game at the tail end and I'll be darned if David Ortiz didn't step up to the plate and do it again." -- 7.31.06, Kyle Snyder came though in the clutch

Frank Galasso Illustration

(Boston Dirt Dogs / Frank Galasso, cartoonist)

"The guy had to make a pitch at the time or get the bases loaded and having a hitter like Manny coming up. I just go out there with the same approach that I always go. See a pitch and hit it." -- 7.31.06, Mr. Big


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Boston Globe:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox

ProJo:

Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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