Rod Koons’ Sports Trivia

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN
What number is retired by every Major League team?



The number 42. In 1997, every team in the Major Leagues retired the number in honor of the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier. In that magical 1947 season, Robinson batted .297 and led the National League in stolen bases.

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