Dunkin’ Donuts publicity guy David Ortiz, who moonlights as the designated hitter for the Boston Red Sox, worked a shift at the Rte. 9 west shop in Wellesley earlier this week. Local Dunkin’ Donuts employee Greta F. showed Big Papi, who lives across the border in Weston, how we do things in Swellesley. Apparently there was some recording going on as well for DD promotional purposes.
In other baseball-related news, David Ortiz was overshadowed during the Red Sox’s 8-7 win over the White Sox on Thursday when Mr. Swellesley sacrificed his right hand to stop
a scalding liner a ricocheted foul pop-up from impaling brushing one of his kids and gently dropped the souvenir at his kid’s feet. The crowd went wild, as The Swellesley Family cornered its first foul ball in decades of watching baseball at Fenway Park, usually in terrible seats where no foul balls dare to fly.