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The Best Athletes Who Wore #7

Updated May 21, 2020 2.8k votes 435 voters 21.5k views31 items

List RulesVote up the top athletes who wore 7 for at least one professional season

The athletes who wore Lucky Number 7 as their jersey number include a combination of players across various sports who achieved various levels of success. John Elway, Ben Roethlisberger, and Michael Vick are among the top NFL names who wore #7 while delivering incredible results at the quarterback position.

The NBA has had players find success with the jersey 7 thanks to Carmelo Anthony, Pete Maravich, and Kyle Lowry. Some of the MLB players to wear 7 across their careers include Mickey Mantle, Barry Bonds, and Joe Mauer. The NHL is represented by famous players like Ray Borque and Paul Coffey. 

So check out the list of athletes who wore 7 and help decide who deserves to rank the highest for wearing this iconic jersey number. Vote up your favorite athletes to wear the number 7, then head over and check out some other iconic jersey numbers, including the best players to wear No. 25.

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    • League: MLB
      Years active: 1951-1968
      Stats: .298 batting average, 536 home runs, 1,509 RBIs

      Career Highlights

      • Baseball Hall of Fame
      • 20× All-Star (1952–1965, 1967, 1968)
      • 7× World Series champion (1951–1953, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1962)
      • 3× AL MVP (1956, 1957, 1962)
      • Triple Crown (1956)
      • Gold Glove Award (1962)
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      • League: NFL
        Years active: 1983-1998
        Stats: 234 games played, 51,475 passing yards, 300 passing touchdowns

        Career Highlights

        • Football Hall of Fame
        • 2× Super Bowl champion (XXXII, XXXIII)
        • Super Bowl MVP (XXXIII)
        • 9× Pro Bowl (1986, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996–1998)
        • First-team All-Pro (1987)
        • 2× Second-team All-Pro (1993, 1996)
        • NFL Most Valuable Player (1987)
        • 2× AFC Offensive Player of the Year (1987, 1993)
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          More John Elway 

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        • League: NBA
          Years active: 1970-1980
          Stats: 658 games played, 24.2 points per game, 5.4 assists, 4.2 rebounds, 1.5 steals

          Career Highlights

          • Basketball Hall of Fame
          • 5× NBA All-Star (1973, 1974, 1977–1979)
          • 2× All-NBA First Team (1976, 1977)
          • 2× All-NBA Second Team (1973, 1978)
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            More Pete Maravich 

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