Photos: Scenes from Fenway ceremony

April, 4, 2014
Apr 4
BOSTON -- The Red Sox received their World Series rings before Friday's home opener at Fenway Park:

Red Sox BannerJared Wickerham/Getty ImagesThe Red Sox unfurled the 2013 World Series banner over the Green Monster. The 2004 and 2007 championship banners were displayed as well, under the 2013 banner.

Boston Marathon bombing victims AP Photo/Michael Dwyer Boston Marathon bombing victims and their families walked the Red Sox's World Series rings in from left field.

Richard Donohue, David OrtizAP Photo/Elise AmendolaMBTA police officer Richard Donohue, who was injured in a shootout with the alleged marathon bombers, poses for a a selfie with David Ortiz.

David OrtizAP Photo/Michael DwyerRed Sox designated hitter David Ortiz shows off one of the two World Series rings he received.

David OrtizMichael Ivins/Boston Red Sox/Getty ImagesDavid Ortiz shows off all four of his World Series rings, two of which he received Friday (one World Series ring and a special MVP ring).

Boston firefightersJim Davis/The Boston Globe/Getty ImagesFirefighters from Engine 33 and Ladder 15 -- which lost two men in a Back Bay blaze last week -- emerged from the gate in the center-field wall and pulled the flags to half-staff before shaking hands with players and coaches.

Boston Red Sox World Champions flagStan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe/Getty ImagesThe Red Sox all pulled together on the rope that raised the 2013 World Series banner in center field.

US Coast Guard helicopter fliesJared Wickerham/Getty ImagesA U.S. Coast Guard helicopter flew over Fenway Park just after the national anthem.

First pitchJohn Tlumacki/The Boston Globe/Getty ImageBoston Mayor Marty Walsh threw out the ceremonial first pitch to David Ortiz. The ball was passed to Walsh from his predecessor,Thomas Menino (left).

Boston Red Sox, Milwaukee Brewers, PoliceDavid Butler II/USA TODAY SportsPolice directed traffic as Red Sox fans make their way to Fenway Park.

Yawkey WayAP Photo/Michael DwyerYawkey Way was bustling prior to Friday's home opener.

DogDina Rudick/The Boston Globe/Getty ImagesBuster the dog is led his by owner toward Fenway Park on Friday.



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