Topps has signed David Ortiz to an endorsement deal that will include a new role as “head scout” for the Topps NOW program.
According to Topps, Ortiz will work with the company to select “the best moments of the Major League Baseball season and support Topps’ initiatives throughout the year, including National Baseball Card Day.”
“The TOPPS NOW program is fun to work on with all the top moments captured on a card every day,” Ortiz said.
Topps produced a promotional video in conjunction with the announcement.
“David Ortiz is a fun, baseball-loving person. He fits right in with the personalities at Topps with their shared passion for the game,” said David Leiner, Topps Global General Manager of Sports & Entertainment. “We’re looking forward to our collaboration with David with him spreading the word about creating lasting memories through collecting trading cards.”