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Larry Legend vs. Big Papi

It's the ultimate mailbag question: Larry Legend or Big Papi? Bill Simmons dares to answer.

Updated: December 6, 2006, 3:00 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

This column was originally published Aug. 2, 2006.

Four years ago, back when David Ortiz was just The Fat Guy on the Twins, I tackled "Pacino or DeNiro?" and called it the most important mailbag question in Sports Guy history. Now I'm wondering if that question has been surpassed by "Big Papi or Larry Legend?", which could have kept me awake for the rest of the summer if I didn't take a swipe at it.

Is there even an answer to the question? Would it be like asking "Who would win a ...

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