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President Barack Obama welcomed the Boston Red Sox to the White House today to honor their 2013 World Series championship. “Big Papi” David Ortiz even took a selfie photo with the president and wasted no time tweeting it. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

GALLERY: Athletes Visiting the White House

President Barack Obama welcomed the Boston Red Sox to the White House today to honor their 2013 World Series championship. “Big Papi” David Ortiz even took a selfie photo with the president and wasted no time tweeting it. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
GALLERY: Athletes Visiting the White House

A giant David Ortiz appears to be carrying some of his Red Sox teammates in his hand during a photo shoot for SI Kids in 2006. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

A giant David Ortiz appears to be carrying some of his Red Sox teammates in his hand during a photo shoot for SI Kids in 2006. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

David Ortiz kisses his dog Mikey following conditioning drills at the team’s spring training facility in Fort Myers, Fla. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)

GALLERY: Athletes and Their Dogs

David Ortiz kisses his dog Mikey following conditioning drills at the team’s spring training facility in Fort Myers, Fla. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)
GALLERY: Athletes and Their Dogs

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz poses for a 2006 SI cover shoot. Ortiz, Boston’s longest-tenured player, will stay with the Red Sox after signing a two-year, $26 million deal. (Clay Patrick McBride/SI)

KEITH: Ortiz signing caps off a busy week in baseball
GALLERY: Rare Photos of David Ortiz

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz poses for a 2006 SI cover shoot. Ortiz, Boston’s longest-tenured player, will stay with the Red Sox after signing a two-year, $26 million deal. (Clay Patrick McBride/SI)
KEITH: Ortiz signing caps off a busy week in baseballGALLERY: Rare Photos of David Ortiz

David Ortiz shows off his spiffy blue shoes in the Red Sox locker room. Ortiz lashed out yesterday after feeling people weren’t giving him enough respect as a team leader. Perhaps it’s the shoes that are leading to the lack of respect. (Michael Zagaris/SI)

TRUTH AND RUMORS: Ortiz blasts naysayers

David Ortiz shows off his spiffy blue shoes in the Red Sox locker room. Ortiz lashed out yesterday after feeling people weren’t giving him enough respect as a team leader. Perhaps it’s the shoes that are leading to the lack of respect. (Michael Zagaris/SI)
TRUTH AND RUMORS: Ortiz blasts naysayers

David Ortiz kisses his dog Mikey following a 2007 spring training drill. (Reuters/Brian Snyder)

GALLERY: Athletes and Their Dogs

David Ortiz kisses his dog Mikey following a 2007 spring training drill. (Reuters/Brian Snyder)
GALLERY: Athletes and Their Dogs

Red Sox DH David Ortiz and his son D’Angelo watch a fly ball in the outfield before the start of a spring training Game against the Pirates. Can Ortiz, entering his 16th season, match his 2010 totals of 29 home runs and 96 RBIs in 2012? (J. Meric/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of David Ortiz
VERDUCCI: My 2012 preview with projected records and predictions
CORCORAN: Predicting who will win baseball’s awards in 2012

Red Sox DH David Ortiz and his son D’Angelo watch a fly ball in the outfield before the start of a spring training Game against the Pirates. Can Ortiz, entering his 16th season, match his 2010 totals of 29 home runs and 96 RBIs in 2012? (J. Meric/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of David OrtizVERDUCCI: My 2012 preview with projected records and predictionsCORCORAN: Predicting who will win baseball’s awards in 2012

David Ortiz and Jose Reyes greet each other before yesterday’s Marlins-Red Sox exhibition game. (AP)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of David Ortiz
GALLERY: Familiar Faces in New Places

David Ortiz and Jose Reyes greet each other before yesterday’s Marlins-Red Sox exhibition game. (AP)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of David OrtizGALLERY: Familiar Faces in New Places

Red Sox DH David Ortiz celebrates with teammates after hitting a 12th inning, game-winning home run against the Yankees in Game 4 of the 2004 American League Championship Series. The home run sparked the Red Sox, who went onto win the next three games and pull of the greatest playoff comeback in baseball history. Sports Illustrated is teaming up with HBO on a new series called Sport in America. Click the link below to submit your memory of the best comeback in sports history. (REUTERS/Shaun Best)

SPECIAL FEATURE: Tell us your story for HBO’s Sport in America series
SI VAULT: Red Sox-Yankees slug it out in contentious ALCS (10.25.04)

Red Sox DH David Ortiz celebrates with teammates after hitting a 12th inning, game-winning home run against the Yankees in Game 4 of the 2004 American League Championship Series. The home run sparked the Red Sox, who went onto win the next three games and pull of the greatest playoff comeback in baseball history. Sports Illustrated is teaming up with HBO on a new series called Sport in America. Click the link below to submit your memory of the best comeback in sports history. (REUTERS/Shaun Best)
SPECIAL FEATURE: Tell us your story for HBO’s Sport in America seriesSI VAULT: Red Sox-Yankees slug it out in contentious ALCS (10.25.04)