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LOOK: Celtics honor Red Sox legend Jerry Remy after his passing

The Boston Celtics held a moment of silence ahead of their game against the Bulls to mark the passing of Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy.

The passing of Jerry Remy didn’t just impact Red Sox fans. It was felt throughout the city of Boston.

The Celtics paid tribute to the longtime Red Sox broadcaster by holding a moment of silence ahead of their home game on Monday night.

That’s not the first tribute or the last one that will be held for Remy. Fans have already started a petition to change Jersey Street to Jerry Remy Street.

The Celtics and others honored Red Sox legend Jerry Remy

Sunday’s coverage of NFL action included recognition of Remy’s impact on Boston and the sports world.

Remy was a fixture on the Boston sports scene. He played in the major leagues for a decade, including seven seasons with his hometown Red Sox, before retiring in 1986.

He became a heralded broadcaster on New England Sports Network and was inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2006.

Sadly, Remy left NESN in August while undergoing treatment for lung cancer. He threw out the first pitch ahead of the AL Wild Card game against the Yankees before he passed away on Oct. 30.

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