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The Best Athletes Who Wore #10

Updated September 20, 2020 1.3k votes 188 voters 10.4k views31 items

List RulesVote up the top athletes who wore 10 for at least one professional season

The most respected athletes who wore 10 as their jersey number delivered the work of a perfect 10 in their respective sports. The number 10 is among the most popular jersey numbers in general all across the board with relevant names in basketball, football, baseball, and hockey. Each talented athlete to wear the number hoped to create a legacy that made them the best. 

Among the famous NFL stars who wore #10 are players like Frank Tarkenton, Eli Manning, and DeAndre Hopkins. Legendary NBA talents like Steve Nash, Walt Frazier, and Tiny Archibald all crafted memorable runs with the number. NHL and MLB fans had their heroes wear 10 thanks to names like Andre Dawson, Chipper Jones, and Guy Lafleur. 

So check out the list of athletes who wore 10 and help decide who deserves to rank the highest for wearing this iconic jersey number. Vote up your favorite athletes to wear the number 10, then head over and check out some other iconic jersey numbers, including the best players to wear No. 25.

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  • League: NBA
    Years active: 1996-2015
    Stats: 1,217 games played, 14.3 points per game, 8.5 assists, 3.0 rebounds

    Career Highlights

    • Basketball Hall of Fame
    • 2× NBA Most Valuable Player (2005, 2006)
    • 8× NBA All-Star (2002, 2003, 2005–2008, 2010, 2012)
    • 3× All-NBA First Team (2005–2007)
    • 2× All-NBA Second Team (2008, 2010)
    • 2× All-NBA Third Team (2002, 2003)
    • Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
    • Position: Point guard
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  • League: MLB
    Years active: 1993-2012
    Stats: .303 batting average, 468 home runs, 1,623 RBIs

    Career Highlights

    • Baseball Hall of Fame
    • 8× All-Star (1996–1998, 2000, 2001, 2008, 2011, 2012)
    • World Series champion (1995)
    • NL MVP (1999)
    • 2× Silver Slugger Award (1999, 2000)
    • Birthplace: DeLand, Florida, United States of America
    • Position: Outfielder, Left fielder, Third baseman
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    More Chipper Jones 

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  • League: NFL
    Years active: 2013-present
    Stats: 97 games played, 7,588 receiving yards, 49 receiving touchdowns

    Career Highlights

    • 3× Pro Bowl (2015, 2017, 2018)
    • 2× First-team All-Pro (2017, 2018)
    • Second-team All-Pro (2015)
    • Birthplace: Central, South Carolina
    • Position: Wide receiver
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  • League: NBA
    Years active: 1967-1980
    Stats: 825 games played, 18.9 points per game, 6.1 assists, 5.9 rebounds, 1.9 steals

    Career Highlights

    • Basketball Hall of Fame
    • 2x NBA champion (1970, 1973)
    • 7× NBA All-Star (1970–1976)
    • NBA All-Star Game MVP (1975)
    • NBA-ABA All-Star Game MVP (1971)
    • 4× All-NBA First Team (1970, 1972, 1974, 1975)
    • 2× All-NBA Second Team (1971, 1973)
    • 7× NBA All-Defensive First Team (1969–1975)
    • Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    • Position: Point guard
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