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The New York Post is reporting that Randy Johnson will wear number 41 with the Yankees this season. That is supposed to be announced on Monday after Johnson's physical. They don't say what the significance of the number is.

(Johnson can't wear his usual number 51, because Bernie Williams has been 51 for the past fourteen seasons with the Yankees.)

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Well its similar to 51 just 10 less.

I heard the reason Bernie wears 51 is for Puerto Rico in support of statehood if they ever become a state they wil be the first 51st state.

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Well its similar to 51 just 10 less.

I heard the reason Bernie wears 51 is for Puerto Rico in support of statehood if they ever become a state they wil be the first 51st state.

He should wear 52. DC will become a state before PR will. Both will be never though.

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It seems whenever they get a new star player there is a number conflict. Just a thought.

Unlike the Portland Trail Blazers, who should just hurry up and change the official uniform to prison Orange, with numbers stenciled on to the left breast.

"charging, number 617-716" (Yes, that was the number of one of the Beagle Boys)

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The Yankees have # conflicts because they've retired so many:

1,3,4,5,7,8 (twice),9,10,15,16,23,32,37,44

It's a little bit much.

number 49 is retired and number 21 is unofficially retired. Steinbrenner loves to have player days and retire a players number.

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This is one thing I really hate about the stankees, they over-rate there "home-grown" players. Bernie is a decent player but by no means a hall of famer. He should let Johnson wear 51. This was the same with Jeter last season. Arod is the better shortstop and should be playing there.

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This is one thing I really hate about the stankees, they over-rate there "home-grown" players. Bernie is a decent player but by no means a hall of famer. He should let Johnson wear 51. This was the same with Jeter last season. Arod is the better shortstop and should be playing there.

Absolute not. I'm not saying Bernie Williams is a Hall of Famer, but he is a life long Yankee who will be in his 15th year with the team. He was a key part of 4 World Championships, he's not a Hall of Famer but he has earned the right to keep his number over a guy who will be here for 2 years. Same thing with Jeter he's a life long Yankee who was a key part of 4 World Series and on top of that he was named team captain. He earned the right to keep his position over a guy who just joined the team. BTW, Arod did fine at 3b last year, if I remember correctly he won a gold glove.

The guys who have been on the team and have been a key part of winning earn the right to keep their number or position over someone who just joins the team.

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This was the same with Jeter last season. Arod is the better shortstop and should be playing there.

HELL NO!!!!!! I'm an avid Yankee Hater but, Jeter is way better SS than Slap-Rod. Sure Slap-rod has better offensive seasons but I can't imagine Slap-rod going head first to the stands for a foul ball. He's the team captain and has the right to keep his position as the SS.

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This was the same with Jeter last season. Arod is the better shortstop and should be playing there.

HELL NO!!!!!! I'm an avid Yankee Hater but, Jeter is way better SS than Slap-Rod. Sure Slap-rod has better offensive seasons but I can't imagine Slap-rod going head first to the stands for a foul ball. He's the team captain and has the right to keep his position as the SS.

Can we please get over one play, where he lost his balance.

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