David Ortiz

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David Ortiz

David Américo Ortiz Arias (born November 18, 1975), nicknamed "Big Papi" or "Señor Papi", is a Major League Baseball player currently playing for the Boston Red Sox. He has won two championships with the Red Sox and was named the 2004 American League Championship Series MVP.

Sourced quotes

  • "The only question I have for New York is 'Who's your Papi?'"
About the quote: After Ortiz's home run in extra innings won the game, and in response to the New York Yankees fans chanting "Who's your Daddy?"
  • "You know, I'm not a guy who's going to steal bases, but we needed a run and we didn't have any action from the hitters, so that's why I went."
About the quote: After the stocky player tried to steal second during the ALCS, his first attempt at stealing a base since joining the Red Sox in 2003.
Simple: I'm not somebody who steals bases, but since we needed a run and nobody else would steal a base, I stole a base to get that run.
  • "We keep on fighting, we keep on playing. We won tonight and we're going to try to keep on winning."[1]
Simple: We keep on fighting and playing. We won the game tonight and we will keep on winning.

Unsourced quotes

  • "That's basketball, man. One guy can do it in basketball. This is baseball. You need more than one guy."
Simple: In basketball, it can take one person to help his team win a game. In baseball, the whole team has to work to win the game.


  1. "On cue, Drew caps remarkable Sox rally". MLB.com. Retrieved on November 16, 2008

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