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April 15th, 1997. This is why Mariano Rivera, prolific Yankee closer, still wears the same number. He debuted with the Yankees on May 23, 1995.

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Is Jackie Robinsons jersey number retired from all of baseball?

Yes. They have retired the jersey number of Jackie Robinson.


What did major league baseball do to Jackie Robinson number?

retired it


What was the numberof Jackie Robinsons jerssy?

Jackie Robinson's number was 42


What retired baseball player wore number 42?

Jackie Robinson


Why is the number 42 special?

Jackie robinsons #42


What are the retired numbers for the Arizona Diamondbacks?

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


What Yankee player was last player ever to wear number 42?

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.


Who wore number 42?

Jackie Robinson in baseball. They retired his jersey for every team in the mlb.


Does an Major League Baseball team have no retired numbers?

No. All MLB teams have at least one retired number: Jackie Robinson's #42.


What number has major league baseball retired forever?

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


When Jackie Robinson's number retired?

The Dodgers retired Robinson's #42 in 1972 and MLB retired the number permanently in 1997.


What number was Jackie Robinson?

He wore No. 42, which has been permanently retired in his honor throughout major league baseball.


What happened on Jackie Robinson 50th anniversary debut?

His uniform number (42) was retired by Major League Baseball.


Who wore retired number 42 for the San Diego Padres baseball team?

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.


Why was the number 42 retired by all teams?

Jackie Robinson


Why is 42 retired by all baseball teams?

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.


What was Robinsons number for the Dodgers?

Earl Robinson- 61 Frank Robinson- 36 Jackie Robinson- 42


What baseball number has been retired on every team?

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.


Which New York Yankees player wears number 24?

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.


What number is the only number retired from all major league baseball teams?

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.


Why is Jackie Robinson's number retired from all Major League Baseball teams?

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.


Why was Jackie Robinson's number retired?

Because he was a supurb player for the Brooklyn Dodgers.


What happened to Jackie Robinson in 1995?

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.


Why is the relief pitcher for the New York Yankees allowed to wear Jackie Robinson's number if it is retired?

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.


What other major league baseball players wore number 42?

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.