Author of ‘Big Papi and the Kids’ to Appear at Dover Library
Local author Carl Johnson has written a book about the 2016 Red Sox season.
"Big Papi and the Kids" is about David Ortiz's last season as a player with the Red Sox when the Sox won the American League East Championship. Ortiz was credited with being the leader of that squad which included a number of young players.
Ortiz tutored players like Mookie Betts who is 24, Blake Swihart, 25 and Jackie Bradley Jr. all of 26 years old.
Author Johnson is a lifelong student of baseball and often lectures on the history of the game.
The event is open to the public and is free.