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{Kindle} ⚣ Papi: My Story ⚪ An entertaining, unfiltered memoir by one of the game s greatest, most clutch sluggers and beloved personalitiesDavid Big Papi Ortiz is a baseball icon and one of the most popular figures ever to play the game As a key part of the Boston Red Sox foryears, David has helped the team win three World Series, bringing back a storied franchise from never wins to always wins He helped them upend the doubts, the naysayers, and the nonbelievers and captured the imagination of millions of fans along the way, as he launched balls into the stands again and again and again He made Boston and the Red Sox his home, his place of work, and his legacy As he put it This is our f ing cityNow, looking back at the end of his legendary career, Ortiz opens up fully for the first time about his last two decades in the game Unhindered by political correctness, Ortiz talks colorfully about his journey, from his poor upbringing in the Dominican Republic to when the expansion Florida Marlins passed up a chance to sign him due to what was essentially tennis elbow He recalls his days in Peoria, Arizona, his first time in the United States tense exchanges with Twins manager Tom Kelly in Minnesota and his arrival in Boston Listeners go behind the scenes for the many milestones of his Red Sox career from the huge disappointment of the Red Sox losing to the Yankees in , ending the curse inwith the infamous band of idiots , including his extraordinary clutch hitting to overcome a series deficit against the Yankees, to earning a second title inand a third inAlong the way he was tainted by the infamous banned substances list inhe used his passion and place to fortify a city devastated by the Boston Marathon bombings and he dominated pitchers right up through his retirement season at agePapi, as he became so affectionately called, gave his fans big hits when they needed them most He was an even bigger presence He was a champion who rallied a team, a city, and a sport in a way that no one will ever forgetIn Papi, his ultimate memoir, Ortiz opens up as never before about his life in baseball and about the problems he sees in Major League Baseball, about former teammates, opponents, coaches, and executives, and about the weight of expectation whenever he stepped up to the plate The result is a revelatory, fly on the wall story of a career by a player with a lot to say at the end of his time in the game, a game to which he gave so much and which gave so much to him