World Series MVP David Ortiz Speaks with David Letterman About the Red Sox (VIDEO)

World Series MVP, David Ortiz, affectionately known as ‘Big Papi,’ visited the Late Show on Monday night, November 4, to talk with David Lettermen about the Boston Red Sox, the beard phenomenon, the first game after the Marathon bombings and the healing of the city.

Photo shows World Series winner, David Ortiz "Big Papi", speaking with David Letterman on the Late Show  about the 2013 World Series win on November 4, 2013

Photo shows World Series MVP, David Ortiz “Big Papi”, speaking with David Letterman on the Late Show about the 2013 World Series win November 4, 2013

Letterman congratulated Ortiz on the World Series win but jokingly said:

“It would be better for us if it were the Yankees.”

Letterman told Ortiz, “You have become sort of the standard bearer for by God this is our city.” Letterman laughed and asked “what exactly did you say?”

Ortiz told Letterman, “My first day at Fenway, I saw a lot of faces expecting something special to happen and me being one of those faces, I express myself the way I feel at the time.” Ortiz went on to repeat his now memorable Fenway quote. I said “this is our #@!&*ing city!”

Watch video where David Ortiz speaks with David Letterman about the Red Sox

David Ortiz is a nine-time All-Star, a three-time World Series champion and the holder of the Red Sox single-season record for home runs with 54, set during the 2006 season. If you would like to book baseball speakers or MLB stars like David Ortiz for an appearance or endorsement, contact David Ortiz’s booking agent for speaker fees or call 800.966.1380.

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