The 38-year-old, who won his third World Series in October and was the series MVP, had the best-selling jersey from MLB.com's store from Oct. 31, 2013, the day after the World Series ended, to March 30, 2014, the day before league-wide opening day, according to an MLB report obtained by ESPN.com's Darren Rovell on Thursday.
Ortiz's teammate, second baseman Dustin Pedroia, had the second-best selling jersey, Rovell reports.
According to Rovell, "Compared to the same time period last season, sales of Ortiz's and Pedroia's Majestic jerseys are up 932 percent and 379 percent, respectively."
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was third on the list despite missing most of last season with an ankle injury. His jersey has been the top-selling uniform since he announced his retirement, Rovell reports.
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- David Ortiz
- Dustin Pedroia
- Derek Jeter
- Yadier Molina
- Clayton Kershaw
- Andrew McCutchen
- Buster Posey
- David Wright
- Robinson Cano
- Manny Machado