David Ortiz

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The Art of the Celebrity Side Hustle

Our guide to what your favorite local stars are hoping you’ll buy this holiday season.

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David Ortiz Says Boston Does Not Deserve Its Racist Reputation

Boston may have a reputation for racist incidents involving athletes, but that hasn’t been the experience of David Ortiz. Ortiz—baseball hero, philanthropist, and scholar—spoke out […]

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Pedro Martinez Brings Charity Gala to Boston

Sure, this year’s World Series featured epic, hours-long back-and-forth battles; wild amounts of heat, coming in both the weather and pitching varieties; and a fairytale […]

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See David Ortiz’s Championship Rings at the MFA

If you’ve always thought David Ortiz’s baseball skills were essentially a fine art, you’re about to be vindicated: His championship rings will be on display […]

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Watch David Ortiz Reenact Boston Movies

David Ortiz: slugger, philanthropist, BU honorary degree recipient, actor? Big Papi took on the roles of Matt Damon, Jimmy Fallon, and other local stars of […]

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Big Papi Got His Honorary Degree from BU

The year after he retired as the renowned slugger for the Red Sox, David Ortiz was recognized by Boston University with an honorary degree on Sunday, May […]

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Big Papi Met Fans at a Memoir Signing at the Prudential Center

It seems there’s no space David Ortiz can enter without cheers in Boston, be it Fenway Park or a bookstore. When he entered the cafe […]

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Meet David Ortiz at the Prudential Center

If something’s seemed off with this season’s Red Sox because of a certain missing player, here’s a way to soothe the pain: David Ortiz will be […]

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David Ortiz Is Getting Another Honorary Degree

Big Papi is coming home to Boston, but not to play ball. He’s receiving an honorary degree from Boston University. Announced in BU Today, Ortiz […]

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David Ortiz Could Join Red Sox Broadcasts Part-Time

No matter how much he’ll try to convince you he’s having the time of his life on the beach somewhere instead of spring training, it’s abundantly clear […]

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Red Sox Announce Date for David Ortiz’s Number Retirement Ceremony

It was only a matter of time, really. The Red Sox announced plans to retire David Ortiz’s number in a ceremony at Fenway Park next […]

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David Ortiz Name-Dropped at Jeff Sessions’s Senate Confirmation Hearing

The Senate confirmation hearings for Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks are underway, starting with Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, the president-elect’s choice for attorney general. Sessions, whom […]

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David Ortiz Teaches Tennis Big Papi Style in New Ad

If your 2017 New Year’s resolutions include learning tennis, it’s probably not a good idea to hire David Ortiz as your coach. Trading in his […]

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Mark Wahlberg, Elizabeth Warren Attend Patriots Day Premiere in Boston

Some of the biggest names in Boston came out to support the premiere of Patriots Day at the Boch Center Wang Theatre on Wednesday night. […]

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Alec Baldwin Gave a Donald Trump Impression Lesson in Boston

Alec Baldwin showed off his famous Donald Trump impression to the delight of fans at the Inbound 2016 conference in Boston. After hanging out backstage […]