Kung Fu Panda And 7 Other Plump Red Sox Players

February 19, 2015 12:30 PM
Kung Fu Panda And 7 Other Plump Red Sox Players
" BOSTON (CBS) – There’s no arguing this one: the Boston Red Sox have a history of players who needed custom waist pants, less ice in the ice bath, and a little longer of a time to round the bases.

As free agent signing Pablo Sandoval joins the Sox (and inevitably this list), you must be thinking about who are the largest Red Sox of all-time. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered.

Here are the larger-than-life Red Sox throughout history who may have had one too many Fenway Franks.

1. David Ortiz

(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

There’s a reason they call him ‘Big Papi’ right? Standing 6’4?, 230 pounds, Ortiz has certainly slimmed down throughout his career in Boston, but his large frame and legendary nickname don’t help him in this case.

2. David Wells

David Wells #16 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the New York Yankees on July 15, 2005. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

It only took two years in 2005-06 for David Wells to show Boston fans he wasn’t calorie challenged. A 6’3? lefty pitcher carrying 250 pounds to the mound, Wells spent his career battling gout — instantly giving him a spot on this list.

3. Bobby Jenks

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