David Ortiz's No. 34 is going up on the facade in right fieldat Fenway Park on Friday night, the number retired, never to be worn again.
Ortiz joined the Red Sox in 2003 after his first organization, the Twins, cut him loose. He went on to be a driving force on three World Series champs, hit more than 500 home runs and created countless memorable moments with clutch hits.
He already has a bridge in Boston named after him and on Thursday Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced that Yawkey Way Extension, a street near Fenway Park, will now be called David Ortiz Drive.
He retired last season, despite posting one of his best offensive campaigns. Here is a timeline of 34 fun and...