Boston has had a love affair with David Ortiz ever since he joined the Red Sox in 2003, so it's only fitting that Big Papi got a legendary send-off from his adoring fans.
- Big Papi's Grand Finale at Fenway An account of the final game of Ortiz's career, as the Red Sox are eliminated from the playoffs.
- Fans at Fenway Attend Big Papi's Last Regular Season Game Fans descended on Fenway to witness history and share their thoughts on Ortiz's final regular season game.
The latest news from around the state
- Red Sox Fans Sign a Thank You Card and Pose With a BIG 34 The Red Sox provided a large 34 with which fans could pose, a huge thank you card to sign, and started a #ThanksPapi campaign.
- Big Papi Makes His Mark in the Fenway Outfield The Fenway Park grounds crew paid an homage to Big Papi in center field.
- Plan to Rename a Bridge in Honor of David Ortiz The Brookline Ave. Bridge between Lansdowne Street and Newbury Street will be named the "David Ortiz ('Big Papi') Bridge.
- Big Papi Goes Undercover as a Lyft Driver Ortiz dons a big wig and drives unsuspecting passengers around the city, until the big reveal.
- New Balance Customizes Cleats for Big Papi's Home Stretch Ortiz gets custom cleats, including one pair with a complete list of all his "walk off" home run dates.
- White Shark is Named Big Papi A shark spotted off the Massachusetts coast is named Big Papi.