Fenway Park Alive for Retirement of Big Papi’s Number

David Ortiz has meant a lot to Red Sox fans, and they showed up in full force Friday to honor him as the team retired his number.

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Fans line up outside Fenway Park as they wait to see the Red Sox retire David Ortiz's number.
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A banner thanking David Ortiz hangs outside Fenway Park.
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Bars in the Fenway area were packed with David Ortiz fans on Friday.
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Special Big Papi merchandise was being sold outside Fenway Park before the game Friday.
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The scoreboard at Fenway Park displayed David Ortiz's No. 34 before the game Friday.
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Before the formal retirement of his number, a banner commemorating the career of David Ortiz already hung from the side of Fenway Park.
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Fans showed their gratitude Friday to David Ortiz at Fenway Park.
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David Ortiz's retired number was officially unveiled Friday.
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