In the third installment of the actor’s “Some Good News” show on YouTube, Big Papi hopped on a video call between Krasinski and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The baseball star paid tribute to the health care workers who are treating patients who are sick with the coronavirus before giving the hospital four Red Sox tickets for life.
“I gotta tell you guys from the very bottom of my heart how much I love and respect you guys for what you are doing,” said Ortiz.
The staff members were then whisked away (while observing social distancing measures) for a tour of Fenway Park, where they were honored by elected officials and team members on the big screen before being invited to throw the first pitch.
Check out the full heartwarming segment here:
- Stay up to date with our live blog as we cover the COVID-19 pandemic
- What you need to know about face masks right now
- How long are asymptomatic carriers contagious?
- Lost your job due to coronavirus? Here’s what you need to know.
- Can someone outside of your household quarantine with you now?
- Everything you need to know about coronavirus and grief
- The HuffPost guide to working from home
- What coronavirus questions are on your mind right now? We want to help you find answers.
Everyone deserves accurate information about COVID-19. Support journalism without a paywall — and keep it free for everyone — by becoming a HuffPost member today.