Do you want to travel with David Ortiz to Cooperstown? here the details

Former Major League Baseball David Ortiz announced that there will be a contest for people who want to compete and travel with him to the induction ceremony for the entrance to the Cooperstown Hall of Fame.

David Ortiz enters the Cooperstown Hall of Fame.

The «Big Papi»as the former baseball player is also known, gave the information through his social networks, where he added that as an additional prize the participants will be able to compete to win a baseball signed by him.

“Enter to win it! Get your chance to fly privately with me to my induction ceremony. As a bonus, if you shop before 9pm tonight, you have a chance to win a baseball signed by me!” published the Big Papi.

After counting on 84.1% of the votes to enter the Hall of Fame of Major League Baseball, the «Big Papi», David Ortizjoined Buck O’Neil, Minnie Miñoso, Tony Oliva, Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat and Bud Fowler on Tuesday to be inducted on July 24 of this year.

The ex-player invited those interested to enter the following link for more details about the contest:

Ortiz entered the Hall of Fame in his first attempt, in which he faced Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, who finished with more than 75% of the vote in his favor, however, the Dominican of the Boston Red Sox was outlined as the favorite for the exaltation.

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However, doubts about his entry into the Hall of Fame were felt due to the issue of alleged doping of which he was accused. His only supposed positive for doping substances refers to a 2003 study that was supposed to be anonymous and whose purpose was to determine if MLB should institute regular tests.

The designated hitter has a career average of .286 and 541 home runs, 10 times selected for the All-Star Game, led a group of 13 debutants in the vote, which also includes Alex Rodríguez, Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard and Tim Lincecum.



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