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Old 04-13-2007, 07:39 PM   #1
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Question Jackie Robinson

ok first off i think its great what they are doing to honor him, but i was wondering something, i dont understand how MLB retired the #42 in honor of Jackie Robinson, but how come Mariano Rivera has been allowed to wear it?
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ok first off i think its great what they are doing to honor him, but i was wondering something, i dont understand how MLB retired the #42 in honor of Jackie Robinson, but how come Mariano Rivera has been allowed to wear it?
Anyone who had the number #42 when they retired it in 97 was allowed to keep it until they retired. Mariano is the last one still playing when he retires no one else will wear it.
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ooo ok i was just curious and it was bothering me for a while...thanks
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