David Américo Ortiz Arias, nicknamed "Big Papi", is a Dominican-American professional baseball player.
Ortiz is a designated hitter who occasionally plays first base for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball.
He played with the Minnesota Twins from 1997-2002.
Ortiz is a nine-time All-Star, a three-time World Series champion and he holds the Red Sox single-season record for home runs with 54, set during the 2006 season.
Ortiz has hit 466 career home runs, which ranks 33rd on the MLB all-time home run list.
He is the all-time leader in MLB history for home runs, runs batted in and hits by a DH.