Hall - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (2022-01-26)

Counting Ortiz’s performance against Colorado in another World Series sweep, in 2007, Ortiz hit . in World Series competition in his 20-season career. That mark, plus the estimable accomplishments of 541 home runs and 1,768 runs batted in, both in the top 25 all time, garnered enough attention from the eligible voters in the Baseball Writers’ Association of America to make Ortiz a first-ballot National Baseball Hall of Famer in results announced Tuesday on MLB Network.