Tim Wakefield Happy to Retire With Red Sox, Grateful for Time in Boston (Video)

Tim Wakefield's knuckleball finally stopped dancing on Friday. After 19 years in the big leagues, including 15 with the Red Sox, Wakefield called it a career at the new JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla.

Wakefield was emotional during his speech and expressed the utmost appreciation and gratitude for his time in Boston. The 45-year-old knuckleballer at one point said "the moment I put on that jersey, I knew I wanted to retire with the Red Sox."

The seemingly ageless Wakefield was a constant in the Sox pitching staff for 15 years and his presence will certainly be missed.

Check out Wakefield's entire retirement speech in the video above.

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