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Reggie Jackson On Big Papi: 'There's Only One Mr. October'

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.01.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Baseball Hall of Famer and former New York Yankee slugger Reggie Jackson sat down Thursday with HuffPost Live host Marc Lamont Hill to talk about his ...

Reggie On A-Rod: 'He's My Friend'

Posted 11.04.2013 | Sports

Decades removed from his tempestuous time with the New York Yankees, Reggie Jackson is aware that his mouth can still get him into trouble. The Hall o...

This Is The Only Photo Of The Red Sox Celebration You Need

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.31.2013 | Sports

David Ortiz was named MVP of the 2013 World Series and presumably of the Red Sox victory party. Boston's veteran slugger was spotted chugging from...

Big Papi's World Series OBP Reaching Historic Levels

Posted 10.31.2013 | Sports

Even the St. Louis Cardinals might not argue if David Ortiz were permitted to go directly from the dugout to first base for the remainder of the 2013 ...

Not Only MVP -- Big Papi Deserves the Red Sox C

Luis A. Marentes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Luis A. Marentes

These numbers in themselves are a sufficient argument to justify granting the Dominican slugger the series' MVP. But baseball is not an individual sport, it is a team effort, and the only Red Sox veteran of the 2004 World Series champions has taken on a crucial leadership role.

Red Sox Closing In

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.28.2013 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Lester smothered St. Louis on four hits into the eighth, David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in a two-run...

Big Papi's Pep Talk Inspired Sox

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.28.2013 | Sports

David Ortiz speaks loudly and carries a big stick. Not only did the Red Sox slugger continue to deliver at the plate in Game 4 of the 2013 World S...

One Reason to Like the Red Sox: David 'Big Papi' Ortiz

Julio Pabon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

Anyone who has met David Ortiz, knows that his nickname, Big Papi is on point. Ortiz is like a big daddy always congenial and speaking with the soft voice of a caring father.

The Red Sox and Cardinals Are Doing the Big Things Right

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

This World Series is turning into a hard-fought, competitive and exciting one. This World Series has also been surprisingly sloppily played.

Papi Revs Up Red Sox With Speech, Bat

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 10.28.2013 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- ST. LOUIS (AP) — Maybe David Ortiz could sense this World Series was starting to slip away, that his rowdy bunch of Boston Red Sox were...

Red Sox Rock Cards In World Series Opener

Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — Jon Lester threw a cutter in the eighth inning for his final out of the game, his latest scoreless World Series stint over. ...

This Grand Slam-Saving Catch Landed Carlos Beltran In The Hospital

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

In just his second inning of World Series play, Carlos Beltran made exactly the sort of spectacular play that is fast making him an October legend. Un...

LOOK: Red Sox Go Wild

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.20.2013 | Sports

The 2013 World Series isn't scheduled to start until Wednesday night at Fenway Park. Based on the wet, wild and wooly scene in Boston on Saturday nigh...

GIF: What A Catch!

Posted 10.18.2013 | Sports

Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias covered a lot of ground on his way to making an incredible circus catch in shallow left field to rob David Ortiz of a b...

Are Fans Losing Interest in Steroids?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

One of the underreported stories of the post-season has been Jhonny Peralta's return to the Detroit Tigers lineup.

Sports Masochism: Big Papi, Crazy Uncle Jimbo and Neanderthal Man

Kevin Walsh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Kevin Walsh

Sunday night, I smugly watched the amazing Max Scherzer throttle the life from the fearsome Boston Red Sox.

More Memorable MLB Playoff Comebacks

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — David Ortiz's grand slam in the eighth inning helped Boston to a remarkable comeback win Sunday night in the AL championsh...

Here Is A Fan's Amazing View Of David Ortiz's Grand Slam

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

For those stuck marveling at the most recent postseason heroics of David Ortiz from afar on Sunday, here is one fan's close-up view from inside Fenway...

Red Sox Walk Off To Tie Series

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz's line drive sailed just beyond Torii Hunter's reach and into the Boston bullpen, sending the Tigers right field...

WATCH: Ortiz Takes Baseball To Groin

Posted 10.09.2013 | Sports

Boston slugger David Ortiz was reminded why some players wear cups when he warmed up with a young Red Sox fan before taking the field for Game 4 of th...

Platitudes and Tautologies in Post-Season Baseball

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

With eight teams still left in the playoffs, baseball's biggest post-season battle, the one between platitude and tautologies, can begin.

Beasts Of The East

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 11.20.2013 | Sports

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox waited four years to get back to baseball's postseason. They were more than happy to put off their playoff celebrati...

Bullpen SHELLED In Lopsided Loss

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | Detroit

BOSTON — Detroit manager Jim Leyland went to a guy that he thought was the best choice to get a strikeout. Two pitches later, the Red Sox were ...

Big Papi Hits Milestone In Wild Blowout

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 11.04.2013 | Sports

BOSTON — One after another, the baseballs cleared the fences at Fenway Park – a franchise record-tying eight home runs in all for the Bost...

Big Papi: Plunking A-Rod Was Wrong

Posted 08.22.2013 | Sports

Not everyone in the Boston Red Sox dugout was pleased with pitcher Ryan Dempster hitting Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez on Sunday. Two-time World ...