IN HONOR OF CINCO DE MAYO – NINE PLAYERS WHO WORE NUMBER 55

Uniform #55 is not the most popular of numbers and it has often been assigned to a rookie upon arrival into the bigs or to a player who has been traded to a new team.

Here are nine who at some point wore #55 in their careers.

Nine to Know: Uni #55

#55 has never been retired for any tema
Player Yrs
WAR Team (s)
Kevin Appier 9 54.88 Kansas City Royals (89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 03, 04)
Shawn Estes 12 11.07 San Francisco Giants (96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01) Cincinnati Reds (02) New York Mets (02) Chicago Cubs (03) Colorado Rockies (04) Arizona Diamondbacks (05) San Diego Padres (06, 08)
Dan Haren 1 35.23 St. Louis Cardinals (04)
Orel Hershiser 17 56.62 Los Angeles Dodgers (83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 00) Cleveland Indians (95, 96, 97) New York Mets (99)
Tim Lincecum 10 20.63 San Francisco Giants (07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (16)
Derek Lowe 1 34.72 Texas Rangers (13)
Russell Martin 12 35.48 Los Angeles Dodgers (06, 07, 08, 09, 10) New York Yankees (11, 12) Pittsburgh Pirates (13, 14) Toronto Blue Jays (15, 16, 17)
Hideki Matsui 9 21.30 New York Yankees (03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (10) Oakland Athletics (11)
Jorge Posada 1 42.69 New York Yankees (96)
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Generated 5/5/2017.