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The Best Athletes Who Wore #14

May 27, 2020 621 votes 126 voters 4.8k views31 items

List RulesOnly athletes who wore 14 for at least one professional season

The best players to wear 14 as their jersey numbers are sprinkled across all major sports. It has been a popular jersey number for decades with success of athletes across the board. Legendary MLB players with number 14 jerseys include Pete Rose, Jim Rice, and Ernie Banks, all elite level players whose career highlights are among the greatest moments in baseball history. 

Basketball stars have had success with the number as well with Bob Cousy and Oscar Robertson thriving with the number 14 in the NBA. Football and hockey aren’t too far behind with quite a few superstars rocking the number in NFL and NHL history. It's all proof that anyone who wears #14 has a major legacy to live up to.

So check out the list of famous athletes who wore 14 and help decide who deserves to rank the highest for wearing this jersey number. Vote up your favorite athletes to wear the number 14.

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  • Oscar Robertson
    Photo: flickr / CC0

    League: NBA

    Years Active: 1960-1974

    Career Highlights: 12x NBA All-Star, 1x NBA MVP, 1x NBA Champion, Basketball Hall of Fame

    • Position: Point guard, Shooting guard
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  • Ernie Banks
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY

    League: MLB

    Years Active: 1953-1971

    Career Highlights: 14x All-Star, 2x NL MVP, Baseball Hall of Fame

    • Position: First baseman, Shortstop
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  • Pete Rose
    Photo: flickr / CC0

    League: MLB

    Years Active: 1963-1986

    Career Highlights: 17x All-Star, 3x World Series Champion, 1x NL MVP, 1x World Series MVP

    • Position: Manager, Outfielder, Infielder
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  • League: Premier League, MLS

    Years Active: 1994-2012

    Career Highlights: English Football Hall of Fame, 5x French Player of the Year, 4x MLS All-Star

    • Team: New York Red Bulls
    • Position: Forward, Midfielder
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