Dan Shaughnessy Statue an ultimate Boston tribute for Carl Yastrzemski ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Barry Chin/Globe Staff A statue of Red Sox legend Carl Yastrzemski was dedicated outside Fenway Park on Sunday morning. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Dwight Evans, Yastrzemski, and Jim Rice posed in front of the statue. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Former teammates joined Yastrzemski at the statue's unveiling. Barry Chin/Globe Staff The statue features a 44-year-old Yastrzemski tipping his helmet toward Fenway fans before his final career at-bat in 1983. Barry Chin/Globe Staff “It’s a tremendous honor,’’ Yastrzemski said after the 40-minute ceremony. “This statue means as much to me as being inducted into the Hall of Fame and having my number retired.’’ Barry Chin/Globe Staff Jim Rice (right) spoke at the ceremony. Barry Chin/Globe Staff A commemorative program and baseball card from the statue dedication. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Fans lined up outside Gate B to watch the ceremony. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Yastrzemski headed out to the mound to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Sunday's game against the Blue Jays. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Yastrzemski tossed the ceremonial first pitch. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Yastrzemski hugged David Ortiz after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch.