How many numbers have the Miami Marlins retired? List of Miami Marlins Retired Jersey Numbers And Players Who Wore Them
Official, the Marlins have only 1retired Jersey number (42) in tribute to Jackie Robinson.
The Miami Marlins are a professional baseball team headquartered in Miami, Florida, that represents the National East League in the Major League Baseball (MLB).
Florida Marlins was the name of the franchise’s inaugural season in 1993 when it was an expansion team. The Miami Marlins played their home games at Joe Robbie Stadium, which they shared with the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League at one point (NFL). A new stadium was built for the team in 2012, which was their first exclusive home as well as the first to be purpose-built to accommodate baseball games.
The team moved to Marlins Park in 2012, which was their first exclusive home and the first to be specifically developed as a baseball stadium. Prior to the 2012 season, the organization changed its name to the Miami Marlins as part of an agreement with park owner Miami-Dade County to utilize the stadium.
Number of Official Jersey numbers retired by the Marlins is listed Below.
42 Jackie Robinson.
The Miami Marlins joined every other team in Major League Baseball in retiring the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson on April 15, 1997. Jack Roosevelt Robinson was an American professional baseball player who made history by becoming the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB)
Unofficial Jersey Numbers
Because of Jose Fernandez’s passing in September 2016, the No. 16 has not been worn since, while the No. 5 has been retired since 1993 in honor of the first team president, Carl Barger. It was originally unretired in 2012 so that Logan Morrison may wear it as a memorial to his late father, who was a fan of George Brett’s.