Top Auction Items for David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic

A thirty-minute pitching lesson with Jonathan Papelbon and dinner for four with Big Papi at an exclusive chef’s table with Ming Tsai, top the list of priceless sport items to be auctioned for the David Ortiz Children’s Fund during the David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Tournament, December 4th-7th at the Sanctuary Cap Cana Golf & Spa in David’s native Dominican Republic.

The thirty-minute pitching lesson with Papelbon and dinner for four with Ortiz are just two of many unique items now available for online bidding at All proceeds from the auction will go to the David Ortiz Children’s Fund which is dedicated to raising funds for children in New England and the Dominican Republic and providing access to the pediatric care they need to live full and productive lives.

Imagine shooting hoops with two of Boston’s biggest superstars. Bid on a game of HORSE with David Ortiz and Ray Allen and showcase your “A Game” against Boston’s sharp shooter and slugger. Ever dreamt of throwing out the first pitch at Fenway? Bid on this amazing experience and be on the field to throw out the first pitch and watch the game from premium seats with 3 of your closest friends. Other items available for bid include: a chance to become a featured character in the latest edition of Atari’s Backyard Baseball; a Reebok shopping spree with Big Papi; an Epiphone Les Paul Studio Guitar signed by David Ortiz and multi Latin Grammy Award winner Juanes; lunch at EMC club with Terry Francona meet and greet; memorabilia from throughout major league baseball; and even Youkilis’ game used bat, Pedroia’s autographed glove and Lester’s used cleats.

The online auction begins Wednesday, November 19th, and will be available worldwide carrying over to the tournament. Bidding for the online auction closes at 11:59PM on Friday, December 5 and carries over live to the event where online bidders are represented by proxy. Winning bidders will be notified by Wednesday, December 10th.

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