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Q: Why was the number 42 retired by all teams?
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Is number 42 retired in all sports?

No. The #42 is only retired by all Major League Baseball teams.


What number did Jackie Robinson have for the Brooklyn Dodgers?

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


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 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.


What Seattle Mariners players have worn the number 42?

None. It is retired by all 30 teams for 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 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.


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.


Can you list all members who wear number 42 on the Phoenix suns?

The number 42 is actually a retired number. It was worn by Connie Hawkins.


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.


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.


When Jackie Robinson's number retired?

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

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