Pete Frates, better known to many as creator of the Ice Bucket Challenge, had his No. 3 jersey retired Saturday at Boston College where he had played outfield for four seasons and served as captain as a senior.
Diagnosed with ALS in 2012, Frates became an activist in fighting for a cure to the disease. In the summer of 2014, Frates and Pat Quinn, another ALS patient, launched the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money, and the campaign went viral.
Since then, Frates, 31, has received various recognitions for his efforts, including an honorary contract from the Red Sox.
Here's the jersey-retirement ceremony:
The ceremony was held between games of Boston College's doubleheader against Wake Forest. The Eagles won each game by one run.