Red Sox: Why Boston Reporter Didn’t Vote for David Ortiz for Hall of Fame

Every time we are close to knowing who will be the members of the Generation 2022 of the Hall of Fame of the MLB and one of the candidates is David ortiz. The former slugger has a good amount of points in his favor, but there are pjournalists like Dan Shaughnessy who did not vote for him. Why? Here we present the which is why Shaughnessy didn’t vote for the Boston Red Sox.

Several voters to the Hall of Fame have tried to keep hidden the reasons why they decided to vote or not for a certain player who has the possibility of entering the hall in this Generation.

This is not the case of Dan Shaughnessy, a journalist for the Boston Globe, since he was clear and concise in revealing the reason why he did not vote for David Ortiz, a baseball player who seems to be on his way to being enthroned.

Shaughnessy stated that he decided not to vote for the former Boston Red Sox slugger because he believes the player’s performance in the 2013 campaign was unreliable and related to steroid use.

Although everything seems to indicate that David Ortiz will enter the MLB Hall of Fame in 2022, he does not do so without controversy around him precisely because of the use of improper substances in his career.

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I joined ‘Al Bat’ in September 2020, starting a new work stage in which I always seek to give my best version, in addition to leaving a significant mark on the passage of women in an industry that is managed mainly by men. Bachelor of Communication Sciences and Techniques from the Interamerican University for Development (UNID), I am a specialist in sports journalism, writing and editing texts, I have three years of experience covering sports, especially baseball of the Mexican Baseball League (LMB). ), Mexican Pacific League (LMP) and MLB. I was an intern for the Leones de Yucatán Baseball Club of the LMB, with whom I attended the 2019 King’s Series. I have done work for social networks such as the coverage of the 2019-2020 edition of the LMP Final for ‘Con Las Bases Llenas’. I am constantly updated on social networks, SEO, Google positioning, writing, digital journalism, as well as the place of women in the sports industry. Originally from Mérida, Yucatán, my first approach to baseball was at a game of the Leones de Yucatán, at the ‘Kukulcán Álamo’ Park, in 2015; And that changed my life completely. The ‘Melenudos’ are the team I love and the greatest passion I have in this sport. Although I play baseball most of the time, my sport, at first, was (and still is) soccer. Real Madrid and Bayern Munich won my heart and fans from ‘minute one’ and I am fortunate to have already seen them play live. Clearly, I am a fan of Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer.

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Red Sox: Why Boston Reporter Didn’t Vote for David Ortiz for Hall of Fame