Red Sox To Honor Tim Wakefield With “Thanks Wake Day”

BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Red Sox will honor Tim Wakefield on Tuesday, May 15 with ‘Thanks, Wake Day.’

The Sox will be playing the Seattle Mariners at 4:05. A pre-game ceremony is expected to begin at 3:30pm.

Photo Gallery: Wakefield’s Career

In his 19-year career, the right-handed knuckleball pitcher won more games at Fenway Park than any pitcher in history. He was a member of the Red Sox for 17 years.

In February, Wakefield announced his retirement at the Red Sox new Spring Training site, JetBlue Park at Fenway South in Lee County, Florida.

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