Is David Ortiz a Hall of Famer?


The Waiver Wire

Last night, Boston Red Sox slugging DH David Ortiz connected on his 400th career home run.

Almost immediately, buzz began to gain steam throughout the media and baseball community asking one very important question: Has Big Papi done enough to warrant enshrinement in Cooperstown?

Its a very compelling argument, considering the history Ortiz has with the Red Sox, his incredible October moments that led to the breaking of The Curse, his regular season success and his rise to stardom and popularity.

His raw numbers indicate that he’s done enough to be at the forefront of a Hall of Fame discussion. To go along with the 400 career home runs, Ortiz is also a 8-time All-Star, 5-time Top 5 MVP vote getter, has a career triple-slash of .284/.379/.547, has hit as many as 54 home runs in a season and has those two important World Series rings on his hand with…

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