By David Ortiz
“Baseball enthusiasts of all loyalties will take pleasure in studying approximately [Ortiz’s] distinct stories out and in of the game.” —Library Journal
David “Big Papi” Ortiz is a baseball icon and essentially the most well known figures ever to play the sport. A key a part of the Boston pink Sox for fifteen years, Ortiz helped to win 3 global sequence, bringing again a storied franchise from “never wins” to “always wins.” He helped upend the doubters, the naysayers, and the nonbelievers, and, as he introduced balls into the stands many times and back, he captured the mind's eye of hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts. Ortiz made Boston and the crimson Sox his domestic, his office, and his legacy. As he placed it: this can be our f*ing city.
In Papi, his final memoir, Ortiz opens up as by no means earlier than. the result's a revelatory, fly-on-the-wall tale of a occupation via a participant with much to claim on the finish of his time within the online game to which he gave quite a bit and which gave a lot to him.
“The upward thrust of Ortiz from scrap-heap bench participant to corridor of Famer is an not likely and unique tale, and engagingly advised . . . The memoir lives as much as its ‘no-holds-barred’ billing.” —Washington Post
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Papi: My Story by David Ortiz