All Time Best Baseball Jersey Numbers


The Top Ten

1 42

Also Mariano Rivera, the first player ever unanimously elected to the Hall of Fame. - rslitman

Tribute to a great player, a very important one. Jackie Robinson "re-broke" the color barrier (don't believe me? Look it up.) and was a great player. Mo Rivera wore 42, and it took some guts to keep wearing it, so his number couldn't be retired. Rivera was a great player, and the last to ever wear no. 42. - AlGalaxy

Jackie Robinson was one of the best black players in the mlb just wake up and see

This number belong to Jackie Robinson, MLB has retired this number and it hasn't been used since.

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2 24

Willie Mays, Ken Griffey Jr, Rickey Henderson. Need I say more?

That is my number

Mays, Henderson, Mays, Barry Bonds with the Pirates, Mays, Griffey Jr., did I mention Willie Mays?

Robby Cano, Old Manny, Mark Teixeira with the Braves, Willie Mays Tony Perez, and Early Wynn.

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3 2

Tommy Lasorda, long-time Dodgers manager - rslitman

My boy Derek

Derek jeter wears 2 best shortstop in the mlb to me

I have worn to for my whole life and for some reason it just fells right

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4 34

Papi, Felix, and BRYCE HARPER (google him I you don't know him... Hit a 570ft hr as a freshman, which wasn't a fluke, can throw 96, throw runner out from his knees as catcher (his primary position) and the fastest bat speed ever

Roy Halladay

Kirby Puckett, Big Papi, Felix Hernandez, Nolan Ryan, and Bryce Harper all great players!

Yeah I agree it's a pretty cool number, However I wouldn't were it unless you are a freshmen or above player

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5 3

I wear 3 and it is my lucky number,with it I am hitting over.500 and have pitched 2 1 hitters

It looks good on everyone

Dale Murphy

This used to be my number, but I switched to 23. I wanna switch back! Babe Ruth was the greatest baseball legend ever, and I was proud to wear his number! Well not really but still. Awesome number.

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6 11

Jimmy Rollins! - rslitman

Isiah Thomas�"greatest captain of all time.

I have worn many numbers but for some reason 11 was just my favorite.

I wear 11 on my travel, academy and in house Jersey. It's awesome

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7 23

Don’t forget about mj

This number is the best because its under-rated nobody wears it, but I'm going to be the first to represent it in the majors

23 Is a great number, my two favorites numbers are In it! There both from the Bronx bombers! Derek jester and babe Ruth

That's my best friends number she is a pitcher

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8 22

It is a very confident number

It feels sophisticated and semetrical it makes me feel confident

HEY! What about cano he's better.

I've always been number 22 and I feel more confident with this number

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9 7

My grandson just started playing at 6yrs old second base and he wanted number 7. So far so good on luck he got the last 3 outs in his last game.

My man Joe Mauer!

I think it's the most popular because it's my baseball number, everyone likes it and Matt Holiday

And you can't forget about Mantle

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10 25

Jim Thome, Mark McGwire - rslitman

The best number for first basemen and my number.

I recently wore this number. Gave me good luck just like #8 did.

All the great power hitters have it

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The Contenders

11 27

Stanton is the best home run hitter

aaron nola

Aaron Nola, Juan Marichal - rslitman

All the studs wear 27- altuve, trout, stanton, fisk, Guerrero,

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12 99

Mitch Williams - rslitman

That's my number and I'm the only one in the state

It's unique. Not everyone can pull off wearing 99.

For legends only

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13 51

How 51 is so unpopular the only good player who wore the number is Ichiro when he was a mariner

Willie McGee of the cardinals wore this number

Ichiro Suzuki, Bernie Williams and more

51 is like the coolest number ever

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14 44

I'm surprised that nobody has mentioned Adam Dunn. He was my favorite reds player

Best number, coolest looking

Hank Aaron, Willie Mccovey and many pitchers

Anthony Rizzos number I also like it because it was my number

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15 4

Lenny Dykstra
Also long-time Orioles manager Earl Weaver - rslitman

Number 4 is lit

Look at the players who wear this number it's a great hybrid number worn by all position more notable players are catcher yadier Molina, Brandon Phillips, and the royals outfielder with the cannon Alex Gordon and also Astros young star George springer!

I love Alex Gordon! Gehrig wore #4 because back in the ancient days, your number was your spot in the batting order. - 5ToolPlayers

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16 33

Cliff Lee - rslitman

My number. I take after Trent Richardson though.

That's always been my number too.

My number... I also like 22, go Cutch!

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17 21

Clemente! The best all around person. An awesome player on the field, and a better person off the field. An example to be followed. Retire #21.

The rightfielders in Chicago, late 1990s - Sammy Sosa, Magglio Ordonez - rslitman

Clemente, Clemens, Sanders-tons of talent

Stan Ross the boss

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18 32

Sandy Koufax, Elston Howard - rslitman

This is the number that I where I where it because my dad wore it when he played I will probably switch to 16 this year because my whole family wore it for their high school baseball number

Oops, my mistake, Bo is 16, and this was the 16th ranked number when I posted that. - 5ToolPlayers

Steve Carlton's number (one of the best left handed pitchers of all time)

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19 19

Greg Luzinski - rslitman

Yay Joey votto

It's the awesomest number in the world and it's my number

Steve Yzerman... Enough said!

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20 9

Teddy Ballgame - Jint

How old I was when I got my first home run

Ted Williams. (drops mic)

This is my number and it's the best no doubt

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21 15

Because it's my basketball number!

"I won every game and my number is 15"

15 is a great baseball number they got all the greats

15 is the best for baseball they got all the greats

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22 13

Manny Machado, at least with the Orioles
Max Muncy with the Dodgers in 2018 (probably not given to Manny then)
Billy Wagner - rslitman

Mainly a great middle infielder

It’s my number and I am a best

It's my number

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23 69


Lets face it it's a funny number

But will be the first mlb player to

No MLB player has ever worn #69...

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24 8

It is the best number in baseball

Shane Victorino - rslitman

Gary 'The Kid' Carter... awesome catcher and after leaving the Expos for the Mets, leads the team to a World Series victory. Called a great game, a true general of the field.

One of the best athletes of all time, Bo Jackson on the White Sox #8

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25 14

Jim Bunning and Del Ennis when with the Phillies
Gil Hodges - rslitman

Charlie Hustle #14

It’s a great number. My daughters jersey in all her sports and she’s awesome. The coaches kid is #1. Totally tacky.

The number I would choose if it wasn't 13

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26 0

I know Gus Otto, the great center for the NFL Oakland Raiders, wore double zero. I always thought that was cool, Otto, 00, see what he did there? - 5ToolPlayers

Lol. Zero for the win! Is there actually a MLB player who wears 0?

It's the wining number

Aran ottoveno for the Rockies he's a pitcher

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27 6

Steve Garvey - rslitman

Best Number

Stephen Drew and many other players have had this number.. Its just a lucy number to have

Stan the man

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28 5

It the fever. Five means fever. I got the fever for some more cow bell!


Also Brooks Robinson and Johnny Bench. - 5ToolPlayers

It's my favorite number

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29 20

Two all-time greats - Frank Robinson and Mike Schmidt - rslitman

My daughter also wears #20. She is a proud pitcher and centerfielder.

No one wheres number 20 like Charles Gipson

This is my softball number this year 2018

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30 10

Darren Daulton. Also will be worn by new Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto.
Also worn on the Phillies by Larry Bowa. - rslitman

Chipper Jones is why I picked #10

I picked the number 10 because it looked really cool on my softball jersey and I’m a perfect 10!

My best friend is number 10 he's amazing.

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31 18

My new number

Andy Van Slyke neil Walker

Oscar Taveras wore it

32 57

58 should take this spot.

33 17

Rhys Hoskins, Kris Bryant and many other major leaguers who would not want this number


Todd Helton, a great player and a real gentleman who retired after 17 great years with the Rockies.

This was my high school baseball number

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34 28

Great # for a catcher. Tribute to Buster Posey

Twenty eight is just a fantastic number it looks good on jerseys especially nfl and mlb

Buster posey is the greatest catcher of this era

Buster Posey, and it's my #! And he is my idol and I as well play catcher!

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35 26

Boog Powell of the 1960s-1970s Orioles. - rslitman

The number for any 2nd baseman with a last name that starts with "U" playing for an NL East team in the early 2010s. Someone already mentioned Chase Utley. Also Dan Uggla. - rslitman

Chase Utley was 26, one of the best Phillies player ever!

Best softball uniform number.

36 52

Yoenis Cespdes, 52 is the great number EVER!

CC Sabathia and YOenis Cespedes...all I have to say...

37 55

Oral hershiser great pitcher#dodger blue

Sexy number

38 1

It the best for every thing

Richie Ashburn
Billy Martin - rslitman

Number 1 is just cool

That's what speed do

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39 31

Greg Maddox - rslitman

Mike Piazza

This is my summer league travel league and school number. It's the best

40 41

Carlos Santana, Charlie Manuel - rslitman

Donny Everett

Tom Seaver

It's the same

41 00

In little league in oxford al. all kids won't this number

Gotta love Brian Wilson.

42 98
43 29

John Kruk (who wore four different numbers with the Phillies, but this is the most memorable one) - rslitman

A weird number, but looks good on a pitcher or catcher.

Make a number none wants famous be difert from other people make a number famous with your talents not others

Devon Travis

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44 36

the best

My base ball number

Number 36 is legadary

45 72

It just looks cool. No other reason and it doesn't have someone wearing it from every team.

46 47

Goes with my name Alex King, AK-47 I am a pitcher... don't forget Howie Kendrick.

Tom Glavine - rslitman

47 88

Looks great on anyone! You'd mostly see this number in football or hockey. Plus it's a variation of my favorite number. (8)

This is the best number because it is the least popular

I have this number

Just looks good!

48 35

Cole Hamels, Mike Cuellar, Mike Mussina - rslitman

This number is my 3 favorite numbers combined, and 1935 is also the year that my great grandmother was born

Hosmer, enough said

49 39

Brett Myers - rslitman

50 82

Only once has this jersey been worn. Hopefully we'll see it again soon.

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