Red Sox retire No.34 for Ortiz: ‘This is his (pause) city’

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS---David Ortiz stepped up to the microphone, wiped the tears from his eyes and waited for the sold-out Fenway crowd to shout "Papi!" a few more times. The Red Sox stood at the top step of their dugout. The Los Angeles Angels tipped their caps. Friends and family and dignitaries from two countries lined the infield. Three World Series trophies glistened in the twilight sun. Hall of Famers Carl Yastrzemski, Pedro Martinez, Wade Boggs and Jim Rice --- whose numbers preceded Ortiz's to the Fenway facade --- were the only ones who could know how he felt. "It's an honor to get to see my number right next to all those legends," Ortiz said before his No. 34 was ...Keep on reading: Red Sox retire No.34 for Ortiz: ‘This is his (pause) city’

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