'Everybody loves Torii'

Torii Hunter might be spread a little thin, but he's a perfect All-Star ambassador

Updated: July 13, 2010, 1:46 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- David Ortiz seemed to get more emotional the longer he talked about his longtime teammate.

Baseball fans might know Torii Hunter best for his leaping catches in center field, his wide smile and for some inflammatory comments he made to USA Today this spring. Ortiz read the comments, in which Hunter called dark-skinned Latin players "imposters," who don't make up for declining African-American participation in baseball. Ortiz said Hunter, who moved through the Minnesota ...

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