Originally Posted by SCCWS
Wrong. He became a full time player at age 24. From 24-29 he hit 167 home runs From 30-35 he hit 368. According to my math,he hit twice as many homers in his 30's as he hit in his 20's.
Of course you throw in his monster year when he was 30, which I didn't include. His numbers have still nosedived after that peak year. If Fielder performs at Ortiz' level at 32, it's one of the worst contracts in baseball.
Has Ortiz really hit 535 home runs?