David Ortiz Speaker Profile
Designated Hitter for the Boston Red Sox & 2004 World Series Champion
David Ortiz Biography
David Ortiz was born November 18, 1975, known as David Ortiz,nicknamed "Big Papi", is a Dominican American professional baseballdesignated hitter with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. Previously,Ortiz played for the Minnesota Twins (1997-2002). Ortiz is a seven-timeAll-Star and holds the Red Sox single season record for home runs in a regularseason with 54, set during the 2006 season. In 2005, Red Sox ownershippresented him with a plaque proclaiming Ortiz "the greatest clutch-hitterin the history of the Boston Red Sox".
In April 2007, sporting goods company Reebok debuted the Big Papi 10M MidBaseball cleat at a party in Canton, Massachusetts, home to the headquarters ofReebok International Ltd. At the party, Ortiz was quoted as saying, "Reebok'sloyalty and friendship have always made me feel right at home and we are truepartners in every sense of the word,... ." Ortiz first used the cleatduring the 2007 MLB All Star Game in San Francisco, California.
The David Ortiz Children's Fund was founded in 2007 tosupport a range of causes that Ortiz believes in. The Fund allows Ortiz theflexibility to donate to those children are in the most need at any given time,from Boston to the Dominican Republic and beyond. Ortiz released his ownCharity Wine label in 2008 with all the proceeds going to the David OrtizChildren's Fund. The wine called Vintage Papi proceeded to raise $150,000 forcharity.
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Recent David Ortiz Blogs
David Ortiz Speaks at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research Scholarship Dinner
Posted on 9 May 2017 | 9:39 pm
Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was the featured guest speaker and honored guest at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research Celebrity Scholarship Dinner that happened on April 26th at the Venus de Milo in Swansea, MA. He talked about his home country and how he cherishes the memories of playing baseball and visiting the beaches there, and how he...[Read More]
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 8:47 pm
Three-time World Series champion David Ortiz has been announced as the featured speaker for the 19th Annual Celebrity Forum that’s happening on June 8 at Middlesex Community College. All of the proceeds from this event will be delegated to directly benefitting scholarships for students to attend MCC. Everything will kick off in the Lowell Memorial Auditorium at 8 p.m. on the night of...[Read More]
Posted on 21 September 2015 | 4:12 pm
Three-time World Series champion David Ortiz has just joined the 26 other players in history to make it to the 500 club, hitting his 499th and 500th home run in their latest game against the Baltimore Orioles. The fans and his teammates celebrated with him in excitement as they watched the ball fly away, and this was clearly the best day in his 19 year career. A Baltimore fan was the one...[Read More]
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