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 baseball designated hitter with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. Previously, Ortiz played for the Minnesota Twins (1997-2002). Ortiz is a seven-time All-Star and holds the Red Sox single season record for home runs in a regular season with 54, set during the 2006 season. In 2005, Red Sox ownership presented him with a plaque proclaiming Ortiz "the greatest clutch-hitter in the history of the Boston Red Sox".
In April 2007, sporting goods company Reebok debuted the Big Papi 10M Mid Baseball cleat at a party in Canton, Massachusetts, home to the headquarters of Reebok International Ltd. At the party, Ortiz was quoted as saying, "Reebok's loyalty and friendship have always made me feel right at home and we are true partners in every sense of the word,... ." Ortiz first used the cleat during the 2007 MLB All Star Game in San Francisco, California.
The David Ortiz Children's Fund was founded in 2007 to support a range of causes that Ortiz believes in. The Fund allows Ortiz the flexibility 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 own Charity Wine label in 2008 with all the proceeds going to the David Ortiz Children's Fund. The wine called Vintage Papi proceeded to raise $150,000 for charity.
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Posted on 2 May 2014 | 1:30 pm
Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has agreed to an endorsement deal with coffee and baked goods king Dunkin' Donuts. Ortiz announced his new role as a spokesman for the company on his Twitter account on Tuesday. Though the financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed by Ortiz or Dunkin' Donuts, both have announced that the reigning World Series MVP will appear in a series of...[Read More]
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