Red Sox Spring Training Blog: David Ortiz Shining Star In Camp

February 24, 2014 1:48 AM
Red Sox Spring Training Blog: David Ortiz Shining Star In Camp
" FORT MYERS, Fla. ¬†(CBS) -¬†Another day in the books here in Fort Myers, where the Red Sox worked out in their regular season “home white uniforms” because it was photo day. That’s the day that all the promotions folks, baseball picture and card people, and team video and creative service members get the players to do what they need. It starts at 7 a.m. and goes until about 9:30. David Ortiz (no surprise) was the last player to file through the ranks.

After photo day it was on to baseball.

Here are some thoughts:


Ortiz continues to be even more popular than a rock star or actor down here. Everywhere he goes, the masses flock to him. An autograph, a picture, a hug … you name it and they want it. A priceless moment came on Sunday, when a 7-year-old girl walked by security and right into the dugout with a baseball. She handed it to David and politely asked for his autograph "

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