Red Sox honor Jeter with scoreboard message and 'Aretha Franklin'
The Red Sox pulled out all the stops to honor Derek Jeter for the final game of his career on Sunday.
Boston gave him a nice scoreboard tribute and had a fake Aretha Franklin come out to sing a special version of "R-E-S-P-E-C-T." As the lady told the Yankees shortstop, "It's all about you, number two." You can check out footage of the performance over on Deadspin.
The Fenway scoreboard tribute is one of the highest honors you can get in baseball. A serenade from an Aretha Franklin impersonator who belongs on American Idol? Not so much.