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The Best Athletes Who Wore #14

May 27, 2020 341 votes 35 voters 1.1k 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.

  • Ernie Banks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Athletes Who Wore #14
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    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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  • Oscar Robertson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Athletes Who Wore #14
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    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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  • League: NFL

    Years Active: 1948-1964

    Career Highlights: 7x Pro Bowl, 4x First-Team All-Pro, 1x AP NFL MVP, Pro Football Hall of Fame

    • Team: San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants, Baltimore Colts
    • Position: Quarterback
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  • Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Athletes Who Wore #14
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    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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