Five Questions With Luis Tiant

David Ortiz is holding his annual Celebrity Golf Classic in the Dominican Republic to benefit the David Ortiz Children’s Fund, and the slugger is inviting some big names, including Red Sox legend, pitcher Luis Tiant.

1. Which current Red Sox hitter would you least want to pitch against with the game on the line? 
David Ortiz.

2. How did you spend the majority of your offseasons?
Doing lots of appearances at Fenway and spending 10 days in St. Croix participating in a golf tournament that helped raise money for abused kids on the island.

3. Who is the greatest teammate you ever had and why? 
Carl Yastrzemski — “Yaz” — as he was a true professional and a great player.

4. What makes Boston sports fans so unique? 
True Fans – always pulling for you and make you feel comfortable.  They were always great to me and make you feel good.

5. Where’s the best Cuban food in Boston? 
El Oriental de Cuba, Jamaica Plain.

The third annual David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic is Dec. 2-5 at the Punta Espada Golf Club in the Dominican Republic. Click here for more information. If you will be unable to attend the event, you can participate in the online auction.

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