Jason Varitek closed out his career with the Boston Red Sox in the same fashion that he exuded throughout his 15 years in Boston, with class.

Varitek stood at the podium and expressed his heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for everything and everyone throughout his 15 seasons in the big leagues. But more than anything he expressed his great sense of pride and joy with all he and the Red Sox were able to accomplish during his time on the field.

Check out the video above to hear more from Varitek's retirement news conference.

Varitek Retirement Videos: Red Sox family  Gratful for Support