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David Ortiz came in third in the Boston mayor race

World Series - Boston Red Sox v St Louis Cardinals - Game Four

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 27: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates hitting a double to deep right center against Lance Lynn #31 of the St. Louis Cardinals in the fifth inning during Game Four of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 27, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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David Ortiz wasn’t on the ballot on Tuesday -- only two men were: Marty Walsh and John Connolly -- but the Red Sox’ DH got the most write-in votes out of anyone, so that technically made him the third place finisher.

Not that it was particularly close. There were only 560 write-in votes, of which Ortiz got the most. The winner got over 72,000 votes. But it’s a pretty good showing for a guy who doesn’t play any defense.