All Time Best Baseball Jersey Numbers

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The Top Ten

1 42

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

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

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

42 was my travel ball number for about 3 years

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2 24

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

So many great players to wear 24. One of the hardest debates to have in baseball is who was the greatest 24? Griffey, Mays, Henderson? Many more greats who weren't as good.

Worn it past two years, I mean Teixeira, Griffey, Mays, and HENDERSON. That list deserves to be the best.

U forgot Andrew Miller with the Indians more

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3 2

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

I'm always #2 the low numbers are the best

Derek Jeter. Period.

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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

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

David Ortiz

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5 3

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.

This has been my number ever since I started to play sports and also I know that this number represents the best baseball player to ever play.

My number for baseball this year hopefully gives me good me good luck this year. Babe ruth was the best player in mlb history!

Ruth wore that number because back in those days, your number was your spot in the batting order. - 5ToolPlayers

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6 11

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

Jimmy Rollins is the all time Phillies hit leader.

Number 11 is rad

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7 23

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

Mine

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8 22

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

HEY! What about cano he's better.

Jimmy Key, Blue Jays, the reason I wear the number.

Jim Palmer, Hall of Famer, wore #22. - 5ToolPlayers

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9 7

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

My man Joe Mauer!

And you can't forget about Mantle

It is the luckiest number!

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10 25

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

As a pitcher, #25 gave me good luck

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The Contenders

11 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

And randy johnson

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12 99

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

Manny Ramirez?
Made some mistakes but owned up to them like a man and turned a better path. Plus is also batting coach for the cubs.
Cubs world series winners 2016!

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13 27

Catfish hunter. Some all time greats here.

My number best number on here!

Mike Trout best player ever!

Great number including Giancarlo Stanton, Mike Trout, Jose Altuve, Matt Kemp, and Carlton Fisk

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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

Henry Aaron wore 44. So did Willie McCovey, I think. - 5ToolPlayers

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15 4

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

The first number to ever be retired.

It's been my number since teeball now I'm in high school

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16 33

My number. I take after Trent Richardson though.

That's always been my number too.

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

33 is the best number because of Justin morneau the Canadian first baseman and Matt Harvey a pitcher

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17 32

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)

Bo Jackson! enough said - 5ToolPlayers

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18 21

Clemente, Clemens, Sanders-tons of talent

Stan Ross the boss

It is just so cool

The Great One

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19 19

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

Steve Yzerman... Enough said!

Pete rose was number 14.

My number

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20 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

cool

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