There will never be another 34 on the Sox.

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The Boston Red Sox have announced that they will retire David Ortiz's famous #34 on June 23rd.

Ortiz will be the only former Sox player to have a retired number without being elected as a current member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

In a statement made on their website, the Sox stated.....

.....David Ortiz's No. 34 will be retired on Friday, June 23, in pregame ceremonies preceding the Red Sox-Angels game at Fenway Park......The number 34 will be the 11th on the right field facade of Fenway Park, joining Bobby Doerr's #1; Joe Cronin's #4; Johnny Pesky's #6; Carl Yastrzemski's #8; Ted Williams' #9; Jim Rice's #14; Wade Boggs' #26; Carlton Fisk's #27; Pedro Martinez's #45; and Jackie Robinson's #42, which is retired throughout Major League Baseball. 

 

The club also  made the announcement on Facebook as well.......

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