Yes. They have retired the jersey number of Jackie Robinson.
Jackie Robinson's number was 42
Jackie robinsons #42
The Diamondbacks have retired Luis Gonzalez' number 20 in August, 2010. The other retired number is Jackie Robinson's, which is retired through all of baseball
Mariano Rivera Number 42Mariano Rivera is the last Major league ballplayer, and Yankees player still wearing uniform number 42. Major League Baseball retired Jackie Robinsons uniform number 42. No Other player on any team can wear the number. Because Mariano had the number when Robinsons number was retired he was allowed to continue wearing it. When Mariano Rivera retires from baseball the New York Yankees will retire uniform number 42 in honor him.
Jackie Robinson in baseball. They retired his jersey for every team in the mlb.
No. All MLB teams have at least one retired number: Jackie Robinson's #42.
42, Jackie Robinson's number. When it was retired, the few players who had that as their number got to finish their careers with that number. They were very lucky folks too
The Dodgers retired Robinson's #42 in 1972 and MLB retired the number permanently in 1997.
He wore No. 42, which has been permanently retired in his honor throughout major league baseball.
His uniform number (42) was retired by Major League Baseball.
Nobody, it was Jackie Robinson, whose number was retired throughout baseball in 1997. The only player who still wears #42 is Mariano Rivera, The New York Yankees closer, who had the number before it was retired.
Number 42 is retired by all major league baseball teams because, this was the number of Jackie Robinson. He was the first African-American to ever play mojor league baseball. Jackie went to collage at UCLA, he played baseball, football, basketball, and he ran track. At all four sports he was the best at the collage.
Earl Robinson- 61 Frank Robinson- 36 Jackie Robinson- 42
The number 42 was retired on all teams for Jackie Robinson on April 15th, 1997. Mariano Rivera on the New York Yankees is the last active player to wear the number.
As of 2011, Robinson Cano is number 24 on the Yankees. Robinson, named after Jackie Robinson, wears number 24 in honor of Jackie. Cano could not get number 42 which was Jackie Robinsons number, so he reversed the number.
By order of the Commissioner of Baseball, number 42, Jackie Robinson's number with the Dodgers, has been retired from all Major League teams, although players who wore "42" prior to the Commissioner's order have the option of continuing to wear that number.
Jackie Robinson's jersey number are retired from all MLB teams because Robinson was the first African American baseball player in MLB history.His number was not retired because he was one of the best players but, because of the reason stated above.Most experts do not believe that he was not among the top players in history; some even say he is not the best to wear his jersey number, 42.
Because he was a supurb player for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Jackie Robinson died in 1972. The only event of historical significance (in the 90s) in relation to Jackie Robinson is his number, 42, being retired throughout Major League Baseball. This happened in 1997.
In 1997, when Jackie Robinson's #42 was retired, the players that currently wore the number were able to keep it. Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is now the last player who wears the number. Upon his retirement, the #42 will not be issued again in Major League baseball.
In Major League baseball, the players that have worn #42 were Jackie Robinson, Dodgers and Bruce Sutter, Cardinals. The number '42' has been retired. St. Louis Cardinals, #42: retired in 1997 by all teams in MLB for Jackie Robinson; ceremony to honor #42 for Bruce Sutter was held in 2006.