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Q: Who is the 42 retired for by the whole MLB?
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Are there any retired jersey in any sport in whole league?

Wayne Gretzky's #99 was retired in 1999 by the NHLJackie Robinson's #42 was retired by the MLB


When Jackie Robinson's number retired?

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


How many numbers has Major League Baseball retired?

MLB has retired one number, the #42 of Jackie Robinson. Individual teams have retired numbers, but none are recognized by the rest of the league. For example, no one on the St. Louis Cardinals can wear Bob Gibson's retired #45, but no one in the league can wear the MLB's retired #42. what is said up there is not true. mariano rivera where's #42!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yes, but Rivera was wearing #42 when they retired it. He was grandfathered in.


Is the number 42 retired from major league baseball?

Yes it is except for Mariano Rivera since he had the number before it was retired from MLB.


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.


Is number 42 retired in all the MLB?

Yes, MLB retired the number on April 15, 1997 in honor of the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's first game in MLB. However, anyone who was wearing #42 at that time could continue to wear it until they retired. There were a few players that continued to wear the number that included Mo Vaughn of the Red Sox and Mariano Rivera of the Yankees. In the 2009 season, only one player wears the #42 and that is Rivera. Once he retires no other MLB player will wear the #42.


How many numbers have the Detroit Tigers retired?

5 retired jerseys or 6 counting Jackie Robinson 2,5,6,16 and 23 and if you want to count 42 retired by all of mlb


What number did Jackie Robinson have for the Brooklyn Dodgers?

He wore #42. His number was also retired by ALL the MLB teams.


Can major league baseball players wear number 42?

MLB permanently retired the #42 in 1997. However, they allowed anyone who was wearing #42 at the time to continue to wear it. Mariano Rivera of the Yankees is the only player wearing #42 currently as he was in MLB at the time of its retirement. Once he retires, no one will ever again wear the #42 in MLB.


Why does only Mariano Rivera get to wear number 42?

MLB retired the #42 in honor of Jackie Robinson at the start of the 1997. However, anybody who was wearing #42 at that time was allowed to continue to wear it. Rivera is the last active player who was wearing #42 at the time it was retired. Once Rivera retires, no one will wear the #42 again.


What players wore 42 for the Red Sox?

Mo Vaughn was the last before MLB retired the number in honor of Jackie Robinson.

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