Red Sox: Dustin Pedroia tears up during David Ortiz’s tribute (Video)

Red Sox: Dustin Pedroia tears up during David Ortiz’s tribute (Video)

During the event, Pedroias longtime teammate David Ortiz appeared on the jumbotron and gave a sincere homage to the gritty infielder, who was conquered with feeling while listening.

BOSTON, MA – JUNE 25: Former Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia # 15 speaks during a pre-game event in recognition of his retirement prior to a game versus the New York Yankees on June 25, 2021 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images).
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During Dustin Pedroias retirement ceremony, the longtime Boston Red Sox second baseman was overcome with emotion thanks to David Ortizs homage.
Back in February, long time Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia revealed his retirement from the game after 14 years. Over four months later, the Red Sox held his main retirement event in front of fans at Fenway Park prior to an essential rivalry game versus the New York Yankees. And yes, there were tears shed throughout the on-field tribute.

Red Sox: Dustin Pedroia conquer with feeling listening to David Ortizs tribute.
It was genuinely a moving tribute by Ortiz, who stated if he were to choose one teammate to play with for the rest of his profession, it would be Pedroia.
Previous teammates Pedro Martinez, Tim Wakefield, Jacoby Ellsbury and Mike Lowell remained in attendance for Pedroias retirement ceremony. Besides Ortiz, previous supervisor Terry Francona, David Ross and former Red Sox broadcaster Don Orsillo likewise sent out in video tributes to Pedroia for his wedding day. Oh, and there was a surprise look by professional fumbling legend Ric Flair, whom Pedroia was stired to see.
During his 14 years with the Red Sox, Pedroia won two World Series titles, 4 Gold Gloves, a Silver Slugger, 4 All-Star Game elections, the 2007 AL Rookie of the Year award and the 2008 AL MVP award.
Pedroias profession might be over, but he will permanently be kept in mind by Red Sox fans worldwide who had the advantage of enjoying him play.