David Ortiz's Mission to Burkina Faso

November 20, 2016

Go on a Mission with David Ortiz, baseball legend, to meet two kids who are studying hard to help their families and live their dreams.

David Ortiz has had a storied baseball career and is finally retiring after ten All Star appearances and 3 World Series titles. He was a great player up until the end, and finished his amazing career with 541 home runs. David is now a proud UNICEF Kid Power Champion.

David Ortiz Fun Fact:

When he first started his MLB career with the Seattle Mariners in 1992, he played under the name David Arias. It was only in 1996 that he officially became known as David Ortiz, after he joined the Minnesota Twins.

Video Transcript:

We are meeting kids who are working hard to end malnutrition. Get active, and save lives!

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