Red Sox Announce Plans To Honor Dustin Pedroia At Fenway Park

The Red Sox will honor Pedroia before their game against the Yankees on June 25

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June 4, 2021

Dustin Pedroia will receive the send-off he deserves.

The Boston Red Sox on Friday announced plans to honor Pedroia during pregame ceremonies at Fenway Park before their game against the New York Yankees on Friday, June 25.

First pitch for that contest is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. ET, and tickets can be purchased at redsox.com/tickets.

Pedroia, who battled injuries in recent years, retired this past offseason at age 37 after spending his entire 17-year professional career in the Red Sox organization.

The 2004 second-round pick played in 1,512 career major league games over 14 seasons from 2006 to 2019, earning four All-Star selections, four Gold Glove Awards and three World Series rings in addition to being named the American League’s Rookie of the Year in 2007 and Most Valuable Player in 2008.

Of course, Pedroia’s contributions extend well beyond the accolades, though. He’s one of the most well respected players in Red Sox history — and Major League Baseball history, for that matter — thanks in large to the passion, determination and grit with which he played the game.

Over the years, Pedroia also has been involved in so many events with the Jimmy Fund, has met with several children as part of the Make-A-Wish program and has been a regular participant in events that benefit the Red Sox Foundation.

Pedroia definitely deserves the red-carpet treatment. And now that Fenway Park is back to operating at full capacity, it’s time for Red Sox Nation to officially tip their caps to the second baseman’s legendary career later this month.

Thumbnail photo via Brian Fluharty/USA TODAY Sports Images
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