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David Ortiz is one of many athletes to join a board overseeing Boston's 2024 Olympic bid. (AP)
David Ortiz is one of many athletes to join a board overseeing Boston's 2024 Olympic bid. (AP)
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David Ortiz is in the news today, but not because of a dramatic encounter with an umpire.

He and other sports legends including Larry Bird and Jo Jo White will be among other star athletes on a 30-member board overseeing Boston's 2024 Olympic bid.

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Bill Littlefield, host of NPR’s Only A Game, which tweets @OnlyAGameNPR.

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Boston Herald: Larry Bird, David Ortiz Added To Boston 2024 Olympic Board

  • "Celtics legends Larry Bird and Jo Jo White along with Red Sox slugger David Ortiz are part of a board of directors Boston 2024 has named to help push bringing the Summer Games to the city."

This segment aired on April 22, 2015.

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