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The Best Athletes Who Wore #15

Updated January 23, 2020 1.7k votes 173 voters 5.5k views50 items

List RulesOnly athletes who wore 15 for at least one professional season.

The best players to wear 15 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. Iconic MLB players with number 15 jerseys include Sandy Alomar, Dustin Pedroia, and Jim Edmonds, all Hall of Fame-level players whose career highlights are among the greatest moments in baseball history. 

Basketball stars have had success with the number as well with Vince Carter, Carmelo Anthony, and Nikola Jokic thriving with the number 15 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 #15 has a major legacy to live up to.

So check out the list of famous athletes who wore 15 and help decide who deserves to rank the highest for wearing this iconic jersey number. Vote up your favorite athletes to wear the number 15.

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    Patrick Mahomes II

    Patrick Mahomes II
    Photo: Chiefs / Instagram

    League: NFL
    Years active: 2017-present 
    Stats: 76 touchdowns, 9,412 passing yards, 108.9 passer rating

    Career Highlights
    2x Pro Bowl selection
    NFL MVP

    • Age: 24
    • Birthplace: Tyler, Texas
    • Team: Kansas City Chiefs
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  • League: NFL
    Years active: 1956-1971
    Stats: 152 touchdowns, 24,718 passing yards, 80.5 passer rating

    Career Highlights
    4x Pro Bowl selection
    NFL MVP 1966

    • Age: 85
    • Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama
    • Team: Green Bay Packers
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  • Vince Carter
    Photo: Atlanta Hawks / Instagram

    League: NBA
    Years active: 1998-active
    Stats: 16.9 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 3.1 apg

    Career Highlights
    8x NBA All-Star selection
    NBA Rookie of the Year (1999)

    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Daytona Beach, Florida, United States of America
    • Team: Atlanta Hawks
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  • League: NBA
    Years active: 2003-present
    Stats: 23.8 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 2.9 apg

    Career Highlights
    10x NBA All-Star selection

    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: New York City, Red Hook, USA, New York
    • Team: Portland Trail Blazers
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