David Ortiz Thanks Red Sox Fans After Joining 500-Home Run Club

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Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz

Photo via Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) celebrates after he hits his 500th home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.

David Ortiz has a big heart. That much always has been known about the Boston Red Sox designated hitter.

Ortiz joined the historic 500-home run club Saturday with a pair of homers in Boston’s 10-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, and afterwards, Big Papi showed his appreciation for Red Sox fans with a thank you tweet.

Red Sox Nation salutes you right back, Big Papi.

Thumbnail photo via Reinhold Matay/USA TODAY Sports Images

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