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Red Sox owner cancels Ortiz bobblehead night. Claims it was racist. #getalife

The Red Sox on Tuesday canceled a David Ortiz bobblehead giveaway only five hours before their game against the Yankees because the figurines were deemed inaccurate and racially offensive.

The bobblehead depicted Ortiz holding a microphone, a tribute to his famed, “This is our [expletive] city” speech he gave to the crowd at Fenway Park following the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013.

Team president Sam Kennedy saw the bobblehead for the first time Tuesday and decided to cancel the promotion. READ MORE...

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