Selig: Choice of words 'outstanding'

Updated: April 26, 2013, 3:50 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Add baseball commissioner Bud Selig to the list of people giving David Ortiz a thumbs-up for his expletive-punctuated message Saturday at Fenway Park.

To cap an emotional pregame ceremony honoring the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, Ortiz walked out on the field, grabbed a microphone and announced over the public address system, "This is our f---ing city, and nobody is going to dictate our freedom. Stay strong."

His message was greeted by a roar from the ...

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