Former Red Sox fist baseman and current free agent Mike Napoli was sitting in a front row court-side seat, and when he was shown on the video scoreboard, he acknowledged the cheers of the crowd by tugging on his trademark beard. The Boston Celtics hosted the Charlotte Bobcats in a regular season NBA game at TD Garden.
Kolten Wong #16 of the St. Louis Cardinals reacts after being tagged out at first by Mike Napoli #12 of the Boston Red Sox on a pick off play by Koji Uehara #19 in the ninth inning to end Game Four of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 27, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. The Red Sox defeated the Cardinals 4-2.
Mike Napoli #12 of the Boston Red Sox shows the caught ball from a line drive that is stuck in his glove against the Detroit Tigers during the game at Fenway Park on May 16, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Brock Holt #26 of the Boston Red Sox revceives high fives from Mike Napoli #12 after hitting a home run in the first inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 13, 2014 in Houston, Texas.
Mike Napoli #12 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates his solo home run with teammate Daniel Nava #29 during the fourth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 1, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.