Boston prepares to say goodbye to Red Sox legend David Ortiz

The Dominican slugger has all but single-handedly defined the designated hitter role for the last decade and a half and become one of the defining faces of his generation’s Latino baseball superstars.

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    BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 20: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox looks on from the dugout during a post game interview after defeating the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 20, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 28: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates after clinching the American League East Championship after a game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on September 28, 2016 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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    SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 5: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox flies out for the final out during the ninth inning of a baseball game as Derek Norris #3 of the San Diego Padres looks on at PETCO Park on September 5, 2016 in San Diego, California. The Padres won 2-1. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
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    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 28: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox, who is playing in his last series at Yankee Stadium, has a laugh before a game against the New York Yankees on September 28, 2016 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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    BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 15: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates after hitting a home run against the New York Yankees during the eighth inning at Fenway Park on September 15, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
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