Hot Papi: David Ortiz Is Three for 10

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  • Baseball Over Everything
  • Scouts Honor
  • Major League Debut
  • A Curve Ball
  • “Hey Papi”
  • Championship Paves the Way for Promotion
  • MVP: Most Valuable Papi
  • Moving on up and the Second World Series Title
  • Steroid Scandal
  • From the Injured List to the World Series
  • Third Times a Charm
  • Big Papi and the B-Town Sox
  • Baby Papi

Major League Debut

Ortiz’s hard work paid off. He made his major league debut on September 2, 1997, for the Minnesota Twins. And for several years, he split playing time between the Twins and their minor league affiliate in Connecticut, the New Britain Rock Cats.

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