'Big Papi' Bids Regular-Season Farewell To Red Sox Nation

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David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox smiles before a game against the New York Yankees on Sept. 28, 2016, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Legendary baseball player David Ortiz, better known as “Big Papi,” will play his final regular season baseball series this weekend.

Ortiz spent 14 seasons with the Boston Red Sox and helped the team win three World Series. He’s having such a good last season he’s being mentioned as a candidate for the American League’s Most Valuable Player award.

Dan Guzman of Here & Now contributor WBUR takes a look at Ortiz’s illustrious Red Sox career.


Dan Guzman, Morning Edition senior producer at WBUR. He tweets @DGQuoVadimus.

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