Papi ties Mantle on all-time homer list

Papi ties Mantle on all-time homer list

BOSTON -- David Ortiz's swan song season involves meeting, greeting, tying and passing many Hall of Famers on their respective Major League all-time lists.

In the sixth inning of the Red Sox's 12-2 win over the Orioles, Big Papi crushed his 33rd home run of the year into Baltimore's bullpen. It was Ortiz's 536th career home run, tying Mickey Mantle for 17th place on the Major League's all-time home run list.

Deesha Thosar is a reporter for MLB.com based in Boston. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.