Dominican-born Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz runs on the base paths during a major league game in Boston on April 8. The Dominican Republic is a baseball powerhouse. There are more Dominicans playing in the major leagues than from any other country in Latin America, and the Dominican Republic has more players in the majors than all other Latin countries combined.
A White House aide says that President Obama was not pleased at having his selfie with Boston Red Sox hitter David Ortiz used in a Samsung marketing campaign. It might be the 'end of all selfies.'
The White House has objected to a Samsung division putting the now-iconic photo of President Obama and Red Sox slugger David Ortiz up on social media.
Red Sox slugger David Ortiz took a selfie with President Obama Tuesday when the World Series champs visited the White House. Turns out, he was doing it for Samsung.
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