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Tuesday Afterschool Special: Big Papi's Big Day

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A surprise for #34

The Red Sox honored David Ortiz before his final home opener in Boston yesterday in a ceremony that included his 15-year-old daughter Alex singing the national anthem. Big Papi clearly had no idea it was coming either:

He teared up in a touching moment afterwards:

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(Photo credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)