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Ortiz jerseys top MLB sales list

Ortiz Jerseys Top MLB Sales List
By Brian Fitzsimmons

It's been quite a week for David Ortiz.

Boston's veteran slugger was lucky enough to snap a quick selfie with Barack Obama on Tuesday, when the Red Sox presented the president with a No. 44 Red Sox jersey.

Two days later, MLB.com announced Big Papi –- the 2013 World Series MVP –- was the offseason's hottest-selling jersey, ahead of teammate Dustin Pedroia and New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina came in at fourth, while Los Angeles Dodgers' Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw was fifth.

Several other young players cracked the list, as Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen and San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey rounded out the top seven.

Meanwhile, the Seattle Mariners' big free agent acquisition, second baseman Robinson Cano, followed New York Mets third baseman David Wright, who came in eighth. Baltimore Orioles rising star Manny Machado was a surprising addition to the top 10.

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Rhoda April 03 2014 at 5:47 PM

I wear a Jackie Robinson shirt, My hero.

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JIMNJAY61 April 04 2014 at 10:29 AM

GOOD FOR PAPI HE DESERVES EVERYTHING HE GETS.

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metsmobile April 04 2014 at 9:47 AM

Glad to see Big Papi # 1. Love the man & Dustin Pedroia & the rest of the Red Sox. Hoping for a re-peat of last year. Glad I got one team who knows where the top spot is. My Mets keep thinking it's last place.

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jesuaphn April 03 2014 at 8:04 PM

"Baseball been berry berry good to me!" remember the quote from SNL by Garrett Morris as "Chico Ecuela" baseball Dominican player?
I bet Big Papi does....LOL

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Jack April 04 2014 at 9:40 AM

i think Mr Ortiz deserves it, never heard of a player having such a year except the year of the Sosa-McGuire home run derby, what happened t M. Cabrera of the tigers, he's had so many famous years

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mikepin3 April 04 2014 at 12:27 AM

Sorry to see that Mike Trout did not make the list.

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lunarstruck mikepin3 April 04 2014 at 7:00 AM

Yeah, why isn't the Best Player in the League on here? Weird.

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lenders1 April 04 2014 at 8:54 AM

Makes you feel like a million... after spending over a hundred BUCKS?

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Perry April 04 2014 at 5:33 AM

Good grief who would want a Jersey of a player anyways? I do not understand the
need or fashion.?

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bucks0818 April 03 2014 at 11:58 PM

If you are a real baseball fanm root for the front of the uniform nat the back, I love the Yankees, some I have to hold my nose rooting but still as long as they wear that uniform

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volcraze April 03 2014 at 9:52 PM

I dont want to have another mans name on my shirt. A team name ok but not a player!

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