An Open Letter to Big Papi

By Heather Nelson (Published October 11, 2016)   Dear Big Papi,   Thank you. Eleven-year-old Heather loved you, adored you. Without Big Papi the Red Sox wouldn’t be who they are today. The team I came to know and love (and hate) featured a character known for smashing dingers and flashing his toothy grin. “Is…