Nearly every Boston sports legend showed up to David Ortiz's final Red Sox home opener
David Ortiz is the Taylor Swift of baseball. By that I mean he's a bonafide hit-maker, people love him even if they don't want to admit it (looking at you, Yankees fans) and every famous person just wants to hang out with him.
This was incredibly apparent at the Red Sox home opener on Monday. In his final opener at Fenway Park, the Red Sox greeted Ortiz with his daughter Alex singing the National Anthem -- proving that it's not just Big Papi who is great songsmith.
After coming out to the field on a straight up red carpet, befitting his status as King of the DHs, Ortiz was joined by Boston sports legends Bobby Orr, Bill Russell and Ty Law to throw out the first pitch.
The parade of stars wasn't quite finished, though. Before the game could begin, Jason Varitek, Tim Wakefield and Pedro Martinez announced it was time to "Play Ball!"
Once the game started, Ortiz did what he does best: drive in runs. With two on in the bottom of the first, Ortiz dumped a pitch up against the Green Monster for an RBI.
Big Papi's a guy who knows how to put on a show.