David Ortiz

David Ortiz is a former Dominican baseball player. Ortiz is a ten-time All-Star and three-time World Series winner who also holds the Boston Red Sox single-season home run record with 54 in the 2006 season. On November 18, 2015 he announced his retirement at the end of the 2016 season. On the final day of the 2016 season, the Red Sox announced that jersey No. would be retired in 2017. 34 to honor Ortiz's career. The retirement ceremony was held on June 23, 2017.

On June 22, 2017, the City of Boston changed the street name Yawkey Way Extension to David Ortiz Drive. On September 13, 2017, he signed a ten-year contract with the Red Sox; Ortiz's new role includes mentoring players and participating in the selection of new players for the franchise. On January 25, 2022, he was elected a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame on the first ballot.