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I don't believe the Cubs have a retirement flag flying for Robinson. Are they the only team not to have "42" displayed?

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This is how it's done at the Ballpark. They're really hard to see unless you're looking for them. I really wish they would just redo them.

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Cardinals used to do it like this:

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and this:

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But now they've had their own 42 retired so the outfield wall looks like this:

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Does anyone else in MLB have 42 retired for Robinson and another player?

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Cardinals used to do it like this:

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and this:

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But now they've had their own 42 retired so the outfield wall looks like this:

6337828921_7ec621eb40_z.jpg

Does anyone else in MLB have 42 retired for Robinson and another player?

Not yet. Yankees probably will though.

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Cardinals used to do it like this:

preview_large.jpg?1266309596%20

and this:

7496539330_a31c64646a_z.jpg

But now they've had their own 42 retired so the outfield wall looks like this:

6337828921_7ec621eb40_z.jpg

Does anyone else in MLB have 42 retired for Robinson and another player?

Not yet. Yankees probably will though.

probably? lol

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You know, the more I look at these, the more I like when it's show in Dodger colors. It should look different than the rest of the team's retired numbers.

Cardinals used to do it like this:

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and this:

7496539330_a31c64646a_z.jpg

But now they've had their own 42 retired so the outfield wall looks like this:

6337828921_7ec621eb40_z.jpg

Does anyone else in MLB have 42 retired for Robinson and another player?

Not yet. Yankees probably will though.

probably? lol

Nothing is done until its done.

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Petco Park:

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this is such a classy ballpark - i also like how padres numbers all go before 42, good continuity.

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You know, the more I look at these, the more I like when it's show in Dodger colors. It should look different than the rest of the team's retired numbers.

Cardinals used to do it like this:

preview_large.jpg?1266309596%20

and this:

7496539330_a31c64646a_z.jpg

But now they've had their own 42 retired so the outfield wall looks like this:

6337828921_7ec621eb40_z.jpg

Does anyone else in MLB have 42 retired for Robinson and another player?

Not yet. Yankees probably will though.

probably? lol

Nothing is done until its done.

Yes it is. The day after he hangs up his glove.

Yankees have three numbers in "pre-retirement": 42, 2 and 6. That last one might no longer be a definite, but the others sure are. They're different men from Joe.

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Here's how it is in the Oakland Coliseum:

(To the left of the blue Silverado sign)

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so this is kinda relevant to all the Kings to Seattle threads. Interesting how Oakland not only recognizes their Philly championships. but makes a spectacle of them in front of fans who (even if they were alive back then) are nearly 3,000 miles away from where they were won.

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Gotta admit, that Cardinals one looks pretty bad. Not only do I think Robinson and/or 42 should be in blue, it interferes with Sutton and further confuses fans into thinking Robinson played for the Cardinals.

If duplicate numbers are allowed on the same football team (commonplace in college football), then there's no reason a team can't commemorate the same number twice.

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Speaking of 42 there is a movie coming out about Jackie Robinson in April.

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OP@CY.

So glad they put the numbers inside of the stadium instead of just having the huge silver numbers on Eutaw Street.

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Tampa Bay Rays

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Always hated those. Boggs played two seasons in St. Pete, and I don't think he deserves it. Hopefully if they retire someone like Zobrist, or Longoria some day, they give them something a little more noticeable.

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