Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism Honors Boston Red Sox DAVID “PAPI” ORTIZ 2016 Player of the Year


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The presentation of the 2016 Player of the Year and Dominican Day at Fenway Park is sponsored by Dominican Republic Tourism Board.

Boston –, the premier website on the History of Latino Ballplayers in the Major League will pay tribute to David “Papi” Ortiz with the “2016 Player of the Year Award” on Dominican Republic Day at Fenway Park on July 27, 2016, prior to the Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers 1:35pm game.

“It will be an honor to present the greatest clutch player of his era the “2016 Player of the Year Award” for his amazing accomplishments on and off the field and his humility and commitment to his fellow man” stated Ralph Paniagua, Publisher of

“ Papi Ortiz has made all Dominicans proud with his amazing success on the field of play and off the field with his gentlemanly manner. It’s a proud day for all of us that we are celebrating this man at Fenway Park where he has brought so much joy to the Red Sox fans and to Dominicans and Latinos around the world, added Paniagua. has presented the “Player of the Year Award to Latino Players” throughout Major League Baseball for over 20 years.

“Papi Ortiz continues the great legacy of Latino baseball players since their arrival in MLB in the early 1900s. And fans can visit the site to become more familiar with those legendary players that came before Mr. Ortiz.” said Beto Villa, Editor of is trademarked property of Atlantino, LLC.