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Hitting a baseball is one of the hardest things to do in sports but ‘David Ortiz’ who is an American-Dominican former baseball player made it look relatively easy. He is better known as who used to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a designated hitter (DH).
David is the first player who played 20 seasons with Boston Red Box and he also played for the baseball team “Minnesota Twins”. He is fondly known by the name of ‘Big Papi’. He is a nine-time All-star winner and also won three-time “World Series Championship”.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 18th November 1975, David Ortiz turns 35 years old in the year 2021. He is towering tall with the height of 190 in centimeters and 6’3” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 140 in kilograms and 228 lbs in pounds.
He seems younger with his black eyes and black hair. His body measures 44 inches chest, 35 inches waist and 38 inches hips and biceps size is 17 inches approximately.
David earns a handsome salary from his profession and his net worth is estimated to be $22 million approx.
Education / Family
David was born and raised up in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and belongs to the black ethnicity. He is born to his father Americo Enrique Ortiz and his mother Angela Rosa Aries. He has been grown up with his two brothers whose names are not known and a sister named Albania Ortiz.
As of his education, he completed his school education at Estudia Espaillat High School. In high school, he used to play baseball and basketball. He became United States citizen on June 11, 2008.
|Birth Name||David Américo Ortiz Arias|
|Birth Place||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic|
|Date Of Birth||18th November 1975|
|Age||35 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 190 cm
In feet inches – 6’3”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 140 kg
In Pounds – 228 lbs
|School||Estudia Espaillat High School|
|Home Town||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic|
|Fathers Name||Americo Enrique Ortiz
|Mothers Name||Angela Rosa Aries
|Brothers||Two (names not known)|
Career / Fashion And Style
As of his career, he started his career in 1994 with his debut for the club “Seattle Mariners” in Arizona League. He then moved to “Minnesota Twins” in 1996 after spending four years in the club. He made his debut for Minnesota Twins in 1992 and stayed in the club until 2002.
In 2003, he signed a contract with the “Boston Red Sox” and became a permanent DH for the club. In the same year, he hit his 100th career home run against the Angels. Red Sox Ownership called him ‘the greatest clutch-hitter in the history of the Boston Red Sox’. He hit his 200th career home run and broke Jimmie Foxx’s record in 2006.
In 2010, he won the Homerun Derby contest at the all-star game, and in 2011, became the 5th player to hit 300 home runs as a member of the Red Sox. He hit his 400th career home run in 2012.
He hit his 500th career double in 2013 and passed Harold Baines to become the all-time leader for hits by a DH. Later, he signed a one-year $16 million contract extension. In 2017, he retired from baseball.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, he is a married man who tied the marriage knot on November 16, 2002, with Tiffany Ortiz. This lovely couple is blessed with three children named D’Angelo, Jessica, and Alexandro Ortiz. The couple decided to have a separation in 2013 but their love brought them together in 2014.
|Children||Son – D’Angelo
Daughters – Jessica Ortiz, and Alexandro Ortiz
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|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About David Ortiz
- David won three-time the “World Series Championship”.
- David is a nine-time All-star winner.
- In 2017, he took retirement from baseball.
- He used to play as a designated hitter (DH) in Major League Baseball (MLB).
- His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
- He became a United States citizen in June 2008.
- His nickname is ‘Big Papi’.
- He is top-20 all-time in home runs.
- He won his second Hank Aaron Award as the “Outstanding Offensive Player” in October 2016.
- He went through mental and physical disturbance when his mother passed away in 2002.