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Big Papi Still Awestruck as Hall of Fame Induction Looms

David Ortiz speaks to reporters during a news conference after his orientation tour of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Monday, May. 2, 2022, in Cooperstown, N.Y. The former Boston Red Sox player will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 24. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
David Ortiz speaks to reporters during a news conference after his orientation tour of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Monday, May. 2, 2022, in Cooperstown, N.Y. The former Boston Red Sox player will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 24. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)

Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP) -- Six months after he got one of the most amazing phone calls in sports, David Ortiz is still awestruck at his good fortune.

The former Boston Red Sox slugger known affectionately as Big Papi will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Sunday.