Boston is now measuring its snowfall totals as compared to David Ortiz's height
Boston measures its snowfall in David Ortiz's height
Boston has received a lot of snow in 2015. We're talking record-breaking snow that has shut down public transportation on multiple occasions. We're talking so much snow that it is measurable not merely in inches or feet or furlongs, but in the heights of Boston's sports icons.
And so, Boston's WCVB reports that the city's seasonal snowfall has officially approached David Ortiz level:
According to the National Weather Service, Boston's snowfall total as of Monday evening has hit 76.5 inches and is now a half inch over Ortiz's height of 6-foot-4. Considering we're only entering mid-February, the snow totals will likely eclipse the rest of the Red Sox active roster soon. The 6-foot-6 Justin Masterson has the best shot at keeping his head above frozen-water, but even he probably shouldn't (snow)bank on it.
The 5-foot-8 Dustin Pedroia was consumed by the snow days ago. Maybe he can get Ortiz to pull him out.