He has a bridge named in his honor, a street and even a gate at Logan Airport.
Red Sox legend David Ortiz gets his No. 34 retired in a pregame ceremony Friday night at Fenway Park.
He'll be the tenth Red Sox player to get the honor and the only one to receive it less than a year after his retirement.
WBUR's Dan Guzman looks back at Big Papi's 14 seasons with the Sox and his place in Boston history.
This originally broadcast on WBUR's Morning Edition in September.
This segment aired on June 23, 2017.