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The Best Athletes Who Wore #25

List RulesVote up the top athletes who wore 25 for at least one professional season

The best players to wear 25 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 25 jerseys include Barry Bonds, Rickey Henderson, and George Brett, 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, Mark Price, and Ben Simmons thriving with the number 25 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 #25 has a major legacy to live up to.

So check out the list of famous athletes who wore 25 and help decide who deserves to rank the highest for wearing this iconic jersey number. Vote up your favorite athletes to wear the number 25, then head over and check out some other iconic jersey numbers, including the best players to wear No. 23.

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  • League: MLB
    Years active: 1979-2003
    Stats: .279 batting average, 297 home runs, 1,115 RBIs, 1,406 stolen bases

    Career Highlights

    • 10× All-Star (1980, 1982–1988, 1990, 1991)
    • 2× World Series champion (1989, 1993)
    • AL MVP (1990)
    • ALCS MVP (1989)
    • Gold Glove Award (1981)
    • 3× Silver Slugger Award (1981, 1985, 1990)
    • 12× AL stolen base leader (1980–1986, 1988–1991, 1998)
    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Chicago Illinois
    • Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
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    League: MLB
    Years active: 1973-1993
    Stats: .305 batting average, 317 home runs, 1,596 RBIs

    Career Highlights

    • 13× All-Star (1976–1988)
    • World Series champion (1985)
    • AL MVP (1980)
    • ALCS MVP (1985)
    • Gold Glove Award (1985)
    • 3× Silver Slugger Award (1980, 1985, 1988)
    • 3× AL batting champion (1976, 1980, 1990)
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Glen Dale, West Virginia
    • Team: Kansas City Royals
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    League: NFL
    Years active: 2011-present
    Stats: 119 games, 32 interceptions, 2 touchdowns

    Career Highlights

    • Super Bowl champion (XLVIII)
    • 4× Pro Bowl (2013–2016)
    • 3× First-team All-Pro (2012–2014)
    • Second-team All-Pro (2015)
    • NFL interceptions leader (2013)
    • Age: 33
    • Birthplace: Compton, California
    • Team: Seattle Seahawks
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    League: MLB
    Years active: 1991-2012
    Stats: .276 batting average, 612 home runs, 1,699 RBIs

    Career Highlights

    • 5× All-Star (1997–1999, 2004, 2006)
    • Silver Slugger Award (1996)
    • AL Comeback Player of the Year (2006)
    • NL home run leader (2003)
    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, United States of America
    • Team: Cleveland Indians, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox, Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers
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