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Mc Farlanes have announced they are to realease a McFarlane David Ortiz Ollectors Edition figure they have announced. The designated Red Sox hitter will be the latest player to be given this accolade.
Born on November 18th, 1975 in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic and sports a tattoo as a tribute to mother, who died in a car crash in January 2002, on his biceps. His son D'Angelo is also named after her and has become a Green Bay Packers fan since marrying the former Tiffany Brick.
In 1992 at the age of 17 he was signed by the Seattle Mariners and was traded to the Minnesota Twins in 1996 when he made is debut in the Major Leagues. He then went on to join the Boston Red Sox in 2003 after the Minnesota Twins released him.
- 4 x All Star 2004-7
- 2005 Hank Aaron Award
- 3 x winner of the Silver Slugger Award
- 2003-06 winner of the Edgar Martinez Award
- 2004 MVP for the American League Championship Series
- 2006 led the League in Home Runs
- 2005, 2006 led the League in Runs Batted
- League Player of the Month in Sept 2005 & July 2006
- Member of the 2004 World Series winning team
- Tied with Babe Ruth for AL single season home run record for road games
- First player in Red Sox history to hit 40 or more home runs in three consecutive seasons
- Set a new record for home runs by a DH in 2005 (47) then again in 2006 (54)
Also named "Big Papi" this figure will be painted with Boston's alternate red jersey. David Ortiz is shown rounding the third base, hand held high with as his helmet rolls to the ground at his feet.
Fed up of his team mates constantly hitting him on the head after completing yet another game winning homer he started tossing off his helmet at third base as even the bravest of his team mates would think twice of hitting him on his bare noggin.
Standing 7 1/4" to the tip of his raised finger he is articulated at the neck, right biceps and left elbow. Packaged in a standard McFarlanes clamshell display the 7" x 4" base comes with his helmet.
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