The Red Sox announced on Monday that they plan to retire former third-baseman Wade Boggs’ number, 26, during the 2016 season. He went on to play for the New York Yankees for four years and ended his career with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 1999.
One of the highest honors a player can achieve after retirement is having his number retired by his former team. Being inducted into Cooperstown will always be the apex of a career well played, but a retired number can be just as special. It’s a distinct honor to forever have your jersey number taken out […]