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.
Mariano Rivera wears #42 for the Yankees.
Only Mariano Rivera is the only person utilizing that number.
Mariano Rivera is the only active player to wear number 42.
No one. The last to wear it was Mariano Rivera.
Mariano Rivera, closer for the New York Yankees.
Mariano Rivera is the last player that Major League Baseball grandfathered in that still continues to wear #42. After Mariano, the number will not be issued again.
The only player in baseball to still wear number 42 is Mariano Rivera. After Mariano retires, the number 42 will never again be issued in Major League Baseball.
yes mariano rivera wears the #42
The only active baseball player to wear the number 42 is Mariano Rivera of The Yankees. On April 15 1997, it was decided that to honor Jackie Robinson, the number 42 would be retired throughout baseball. Players who wore the number at the time were grandfathered in, and Mariano Rivera is the last player remaining from that time.
In the 2009 MLB season, only Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees wears #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.
Currently, Yankees closer Mariano Rivera wears number 42. Mariano is the last day to day player to wear that number in Major League baseball, and upon his retirement or change of number, will be the last to ever wear the number 42.