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.
- 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.
The latest news from around the state
- 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.