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Big Farewell For Big Papi: At Fenway, Fans Celebrate Beloved Slugger's Finale Before The Playoffs03:26
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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz, left, jokes with former teammates Curt Schilling, right, and Jason Varitek during a ceremony before a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Boston on Sunday. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz, left, jokes with former teammates Curt Schilling, right, and Jason Varitek during a ceremony before a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Boston on Sunday. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
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The regular season career of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has come to an end.

The 40-year-old slugger is retiring at the end of this season. In the regular season finale at Fenway on Sunday, the playoff-bound Red Sox fell to the Toronto Blue Jays, 2-1.

WBUR's Martin Kessler reports that, despite the loss, it was a big party for Big Papi.

This segment aired on October 3, 2016.

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