TheBaseballPage.com

When occured: 
Wed, 2003-01-22

On January 22, 2003, the Boston Red Sox make one of the best free agent signings in their history, nabbing David Ortiz. Ortiz, who never really had a chance to play regularly in Minnesota, will blossom in Boston, clubbing 31 homers in 2003, and following it with 41 and 47 in his next two seasons. His clutch hits will become legendary among "Fenway Faithful."

 

More From Around the Web

Sponsored Links

This day in baseball history

February 01

  • 1995

    On February 1, 1995, talks resume between the major league o ...

  • 1973

    On February 1, 1973, Monte Irvin is elected to the Hall of F ...

  • 1947

    On February 1, 1947, Commissioner A.B. “Happy” Chandler ...

More Baseball History

Player Profile

Miguel Batista

P, Montreal Expos

Read Bio
Hall of Fame

Ted Lyons

P, Chicago White Sox

Read Bio
Season Profile

1938 Detroit Tigers

After two turbulent

Read Bio
Historical Figure

Marvin Miller

Marvin Miller

Read Bio
Manager Profile

Tommy Lasorda

Brooklyn Bridegrooms

Read Bio
Ballpark Profile

Shea Stadium

William A. Shea Municipal

Read Bio

Comments

    Be respectful, keep it clean.
Login or register to post comments

Stay Connected

Share |

Today's Poll

Will Red Sox Repeat in 2014: