The Best Athletes Who Wore #6

List Rules
Only athletes who wore 6 for at least one professional season

The best players to wear 6 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. Top NFL players with number 6 jerseys include Jay Cutler and Mark Sanchez, all Hall of Fame-level players whose career highlights are among the greatest moments in football history

Basketball stars have had success with the number as well with LeBron James and Bill Russell thriving with the number 6 in the NBA. In 2022, Bill Russell's number 6 was retired league-wide after his passing. Baseball and hockey aren’t too far behind with quite a few superstars, like Stan Musial and Toe Blake, rocking the number in MLB and NHL history, respectively.

Check out the list of famous athletes who wore 6 and help decide who deserves to rank the highest for wearing this iconic jersey number. Vote up your favorite athletes to wear the number 6.