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MVP Ortiz shouldered the load

Ace's extra effort may pay dividends

By Bob Hohler
Globe Staff / October 21, 2004

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Pucker up, New Englanders. Soaked in champagne and grateful for one player as much as any other, Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino said of David Ortiz after the club clinched its 11th American League pennant, "He has such big shoulders and he carries this team on the field and off the field. We're extraordinarily fortunate, ... (Full article: 859 words)

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