WATCH: David Ortiz reaches base in nine straight plate appearances, ties record
Boston Red Sox DH/1B David Ortiz (a.k.a. “Big Papi”) tied a World Series Record by reaching base in nine straight plate appearances starting in Game 3 and continuing until Game 5 (two of those three won by the Sox on their way to a 3-2 series lead). Watch the recap of each at bat for nine straight times he stepped in the batter’s box, then reached base (via MLB.com):
David Ortiz ties OF Billy Hatcher from the 1990 Cincinnati Reds World Championship team, who actually had seven straight hits (2 1B, 4 2B, 1 3B) with two walks.
– David Whitlock
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