Big Papi speech fitting for moment

David Ortiz's impassioned speech caps emotional Red Sox pregame ceremony

Posted on: Sun, 21 Apr 2013 at 5:20

DAVID ORTIZ

David Ortiz's impassioned speech caps emotional Red Sox pregame ceremony
Boston.com
Looking out at the faces in the crowd, people who had come to Fenway Park to escape, to celebrate, and recapture some of the normalcy they had lost, David Ortiz felt what they were feeling. “This past week, I don't think there was one human being who ...
David Ortiz lets expletive fly in Marathon ceremony, adds 'nobody is going to ...

The Seattle Times
David Ortiz' expletive-deleted message to the city before Saturday's Red Sox game was pure emotion. "All right, Boston," said Ortiz, the Red Sox' franchise icon. "This jersey that we wear today, it doesn't say Red Sox. It says Boston. We want to thank ...
David Ortiz Tells Boston Fans 'This Is Our F***ing City' - The Inquisitr

The Inquisitr
David Ortiz got a little emotional in talking to Boston Red Sox fans the day after a manhunt for the bombing suspects came to a conclusion. With the team wearing special white jerseys with “BOSTON” sewn across the chest, Ortiz spoke at a pre-game ...
FCC Responds to David Ortiz's F-Bomb on Live TV

FanSided
David Ortiz addressed the Boston Red Sox fans and entire crowd at Fenway park on Saturday afternoon at the conclusion of a heartfelt pre-game ceremony that honored the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. It was an incredible scene at Fenway that ...


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David Ortiz Assures Boston: “This is Our F***ing City” [Video] | The ...

Posted on: Sun, 21 Apr 2013 at 4:57

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David Ortiz Assures Boston: “This is Our F***ing City” [Video] | The ...
By Kyle Koster
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz put an exclamation mark on the incredible pre-game tribute at Fenway Park this afternoon with perhaps the best use of public profanity on record. Those watching on ESPN didn't get to hear it, but ...
The Big Lead
Quote of the day to David Ortiz - Need to know - Macleans.ca

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Baseball is back at Fenway Park in Boston. DH David Ortiz used his turn at the microphone during the opening ceremonies to thank the mayor, the state governor and the police department … Storified by Maclean's Magazine· Sat, Apr 20 2013 ...
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David Ortiz has returned to Boston to start the healing - Audio Weei

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David Ortiz drops F-bomb during Boston Marathon ceremony (Video ...

By Steve DelVecchio
David Ortiz dropped an F-bomb on live television during the Red Sox ceremony paying tribute to the Boston Marathon bombing victims. Here is a video.
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Big Papi David Ortiz Drops F-Bomb During Red Sox Pregame ...

By Joe Student
The Boston Red Sox are playing the Kansas City Royals this afternoon in the first game at Fenway Park since Monday's Boston Marathon bombings. The pregame ceremony featured an emotional video tribute of the week's events set to the Leonard Cohen song "Hallelujah," as well ...
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Diamond, Ortiz lift spirits after bombing, manhunt | timesfreepress.com

BOSTON — A defiant David Ortiz stood on the Fenway Park infield and told the crowd to “stay strong,” bringing a rousing cheer from Bostonians weary from a week of bombings, stay-at-home orders and a manhunt that locked down the city for ...
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Big Papi speech fitting for moment

Posted on: Sat, 20 Apr 2013 at 20:48

DAVID ORTIZ

Big Papi speech fitting for moment
FOXSports.com
David Ortiz pushed the boundaries of good taste when he used the popular modifier in declaring, “This is our (expletive) city!” before tens of thousands at Fenway Park and a national television audience. But if there ever was a circumstance in which ...


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David Ortiz uses choice word during pregame speech

CBSSports.com (blog)
Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, as part of the pregame tributes, remembrances and celebrations before Saturday's game against the Royals, was handed the microphone for a speech. What he said was standard and fitting stuff for a time, but then ...
Red Sox star David Ortiz during emotional Fenway pregame ceremony: 'This is ...

New York Daily News
BOSTON – Once the policemen and the politicians finished parading across the infield at Fenway Park Saturday afternoon in celebration of a successful manhunt, David Ortiz, in the lineup for the first time all season, took the microphone and addressed ...


New York Daily News
David 'Big Papi' Ortiz - "This is Our Fucking City" Fenway Pregame Ceremony 4 ...

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David Ortiz's Return Will Add New Dimension to Red Sox' Offense, Spruce Up ...

NESN.com
Many of life's issues could be avoided if more people accepted the simple adage. In the case of the Red Sox, though, adding David Ortiz to a mix that's responsible for rattling off six straight wins hardly means trying to fix a well-oiled machine ...
Red Sox rally Boston back to normal

MSNBC
Red Sox star David Ortiz, known as Big Papi, offered a memorable salute to Boston: he took the microphone for a pregame speech and said to the fans, “This is our [expletive] city.” Normally, the FCC's job is to protect the nation from language like that.


MSNBC
David Ortiz: 'This is our [bleeping] city.' - Philly.com

Philly.com (blog)
Until now, Chase Utley had set the bar on using the "f" word in a public setting. But David Ortiz may have raised it today during pregame ceremonies at Fenway Park. Speaking after services honoring the casualties and first responders of the Boston ...


Philly.com (blog)
David Ortiz capped off a perfect pre-game tribute to the Boston bombing ...

FanIQ (blog)
David Ortiz was given the microphone, and ended the ceremony as only he could, exclaiming that "this is our f***ing city," at which point the crowd erupted in cheers. Unfortunately for the TV networks carrying it, it was live and they weren't able to ...


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'This Is Our F*cking City!': 'Big Papi' David Ortiz Drops Defiant F-Bomb ...

Mediaite
Designated hitter David Ortiz, better known to fans as “Big Papi,” took the mic for a short but effective speech to the crowd. “This jersey that we wear today, it doesn't say Red Sox, it says Boston,” Ortiz began. “We want to thank you, Mayor Menino ...
Red Sox Ceremony: Boston Honors Victims, Police; David Ortiz Says 'This Is Our ...

Huffington Post
The return of the Red Sox to Fenway coincided with the return of David Ortiz to the lineup. The 37-year-old had missed the start to the season with an Achilles injury. Big Papi addressed the crowd just before the game got underway, punctuating his ...
Ortiz punctuates Red Sox pregame ceremony

WEEI.com
The moments leading up the Red Sox' game with the Royals were flush with emotions, with David Ortiz offering the punctuation for the events with a spirited speech in front of the sell-out crowd at Fenway Park. “Alright. Alright Boston. This jersey that ...
David Ortiz ends Red Sox pregame ceremony in perfect fashion

SB Nation
At the end of the National Anthem, Red Sox longtime designated hitter David Ortiz took the microphone and spoke to the crowd, letting them know how he felt about the town he's called home the past nine seasons. "This is our f------ city," Ortiz said ...


SB Nation
David Ortiz: 'This is Our F'in City' (Video)

FanSided
To close out one of the most incredible and touching pre-game ceremonies we have ever seen in sports, Boston Red Sox fan-favorite David Ortiz took the microphone to address the crowd. Ortiz's address to the crowd was simple, heartfelt and downright ...


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Ortiz rallies Boston crowd

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... Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add MLB's video to your playlist. Sign in. Statistics Report. Published on Apr 20, 2013. 4/20/13: David Ortiz gets the Boston crowd pumped up as the Red Sox return to Fenway for the first time since the Boston Marathon ...
Red Sox return: Pregame ceremony, comeback win thrill Fenway faithful

SportingNews.com
Designated hitter David Ortiz, activated from the disabled list before the game and making his 2013 season debut, might have spoken for the entire city of Boston when he addressed the crowd before the first pitch. Fans at Fenway Park sang today's ...
VIDEO: Boston Red Sox David Ortiz drops F bomb during opening ceremony

Canada.com
During Saturday's Boston Red Sox Kansas City Royals game, slugger David Ortiz, also known as Big Papi took the microphone for the opening ceremony. He returned to the lineup after an eight-month layoff after suffering an Achilles tendon injury and the ...


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'From the heart': Red Sox star Ortiz won't be fined by FCC for rousing 'this ...

New York Post (blog)
Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will not be penalized by the FCC for dropping the f-bomb on national television Saturday during a pre-game ceremony honoring law enforcement personnel in Boston after the capture of the marathon bombers. "David Ortiz spoke ...


New York Post (blog)
David Ortiz F-Bomb: Big Papi Tells Emotional Fenway Crowd, "This is Our ...

PolicyMic
David Ortiz returned to the lineup on Saturday from a heel injury in defiant fashion, as he gave a pregame speech to the Fenway crowd during a commemoration of the victims of Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon. After an emotional pre-game ...


PolicyMic
Baseball Comes Back To Fenway, David Ortiz Declares Boston “Our F**king City”

With Leather
Today's been an emotional one at Fenway Park. The Boston Bruins-style “everybody sings our national anthem in unison” moment has officially become a Boston staple. Pat-down lines were endless. Tears were non-stop. At the perfect moment, David Ortiz ...
Papi notches two hits, gives heartfelt speech in return

MLB.com
BOSTON -- There was yet another subplot to Saturday's emotional day at Fenway Park, as David Ortiz made his return to the team, batting cleanup. It was Ortiz's first game for the Red Sox since Aug. 24, 2012, and just his second game since July 20 of ...
David Ortiz - This Is OUR F^ckin'City!!!

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