Big Papi: My Story of Big Dreams and Big Hits

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$8.69 - $25.13
UPC:
9780312383442
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2008-04-01
Release Date:
2008-04-01
Author:
David Ortiz;Tony Massarotti
Language:
english
Edition:
Reprint

Product Overview

Feared by pitchers and loved by baseball fans of all stripes, David Big Papi Ortiz wields a big bat, a huge smile, and an even bigger heart. In this blockbuster biography, Ortiz tells his tale: Growing up poor in the Dominican Republic, struggling through the minor leagues in an unfamiliar country, and ultimately finding success as a late-inning hero for the Boston Red Sox . . . and helping his team make the greatest comeback in sports history by winning the 2004 World Series. In 2006 he broke the team record with 54 home runs and started the All-Star game for the third straight year in 2007.

Along the way he shares his hard-won wisdom, sidesplitting laughs from the clubhouse, thoughts about his famous teammates and opponents, and some remarkably candid opinions. Big Papi is an unforgettable story about a sports hero that will have readers cheering with every page.

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