David Ortiz gets a giant humidor of cigars as retirement gift from White Sox

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz acknowledges the crowd as he is honored by the Chicago White Sox before his last regular season game at US Cellular Field a baseball game Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
David Ortiz acknowledges the crowd as he is honored by the White Sox before his last regular season game at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago. –Charles Rex Arbogast / AP

Before David Ortiz’s last regular season game at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, the 40-year-old designated hitter was given a humidor of cigars as a farewell gift from the White Sox.

White Sox pitcher Chris Sale presented Ortiz with the humidor before Thursday’s game. The White Sox also played a video tribute containing highlights from Ortiz’s career and interviews where White Sox players wished Ortiz well in retirement.

Half of the cigars had White Sox logos, half had Red Sox logos. The humidor was hand-crafted by former White Sox slugger Ron Kittle, according to MLB.

Ortiz might be able to fill his new gift with his own line of cigars soon, as the Red Sox slugger, who’s been climbing the MLB’s all-time rankings, hinted Thursday on Twitter that a line of “Big Papi” cigars is “coming soon.”

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