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Picture of the Day: David Ortiz made a new friend

Oct 5, 2012, 2:14 PM EDT

David Ortiz posted this picture via Twitter, along with a note that read: “This big guy don’t know that l maybe good at baseball but not at swimming.”

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  1. natslady - Oct 5, 2012 at 2:20 PM

    It is really really really hard not to like this guy!!! Get the F out of Boston and find a place where you are appreciated.

    • indaburg - Oct 5, 2012 at 2:36 PM

      Agreed. They do say animals are great judges of character.

  2. shawndc04 - Oct 5, 2012 at 2:21 PM

    Better guy than some of his teammates.

  3. cur68 - Oct 5, 2012 at 2:22 PM

    Hire him, Anthopolous! Hire him NOW.

    • Francisco (FC) - Oct 5, 2012 at 3:17 PM

      Er… Ortiz or the Dolphin?

      • cur68 - Oct 5, 2012 at 3:23 PM

        Both.

  4. nothanksimdriving123 - Oct 5, 2012 at 2:33 PM

    Soapbox moment: Every child should be taught how to swim!

  5. alang3131982 - Oct 5, 2012 at 2:35 PM

    We dont need a Frank Robinson situation circa 1966

    • nothanksimdriving123 - Oct 5, 2012 at 3:52 PM

      Some down-thumbers might not know that Robinson, a great athlete, one of our greatest ballplayers ever, had never learned how to swim and nearly drowned in a pool during a backyard party.

  6. mydadyourmom - Oct 5, 2012 at 3:52 PM

    Nice swim shirt.

    • wlschneider09 - Oct 5, 2012 at 11:20 PM

      I think that he’s at Discovery cove in Orlando, where that’s standard issue.

  7. j0esixpack - Oct 5, 2012 at 5:06 PM

    The newest candidate for the Boston managerial job.

    Sure he speaks in chirps and whistles, but he still has better communication skills than Bobby V.

  8. wvugrad00 - Oct 5, 2012 at 5:35 PM

    Did Ortiz taje the first flight out of Boston after the 14-2 drubbing to get to a place with palm trees and dolphins?

    No wonder the Red Sox got destroyed in the final game, they all had travel plans they were looking forward to

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