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David Ortiz has a simple explanation for how he and Tom Brady have continued to produce at a high level late in their careers. 

By Extra Mustard
February 25, 2015

Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady have a lot in common. Both are modern New England sports legends who have led their teams to titles in recent memory, and both have continued to produce at a high level despite being among the oldest on the field.

Ortiz is sitting at 39, while Brady is 37, and neither has announced any retirement plans. Ortiz has a simple explanation for their ability to defy what conventional age wisdom typically dictates. 

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"We are like the wine," he told reporters on Wednesday at spring training. 

Makes sense. And with the offseason the Red Sox have had, an even better David Ortiz is a scary thought. 

- Molly Geary

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