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WATCH: David Ortiz receives call from Baseball Hall of Fame originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
With his former Boston Red Sox teammate Pedro Martinez alongside, David Ortiz received the news he'd been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
Ortiz, the only player elected in 2022, received a call from the Baseball Writers Association of American shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday.
As soon as Jack O'Connell, who made the call on behalf of the Hall of Fame, notified Ortiz that he was in, Big Papi and everyone else at his event erupted in celebration.
The celebration will continue on July 24 in Cooperstown, New York, when Ortiz becomes the 334th member enshrined in the Hall of Fame.