On June 15, Ortiz is bringing the flavor of his native Dominican Republic to Boston at the second annual “David Ortiz Children’s Fund Gala” emceed by ESPN’s Heidi Watney and hosted at the Mandarin Oriental in Boston.
On Thursday, Big Papi participated in a chat with Boston.com readers and talked about the 2004 team, the 2014 team, and much more.
Today’s chat transcript follows:
To reserve tickets for the gala, please visit: www.davidortiz.eventbrite.com. Tables and sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting Radegen Sports Management’s Alexis Walberg at 212.727.2142 or AWalberg@radegen.com.
Proceeds from the festive fundraiser will benefit the David Ortiz Children’s Fund, in partnership with MassGeneral Hospital for Children and the World Pediatric Project, which provides critical pediatric healthcare to children in New England and the Dominican Republic.