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The Best Athletes Who Wore #8

Updated 27 Jan 2020 1.5k votes 152 voters 4.9k views50 items

List RulesOnly athletes who wore 8 for at least one professional season.

The best players to wear 8 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 8 jerseys include Yogi Berra, Willie Stargell, and Andre Dawson, 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 Kobe Bryant, Monta Ellis, and Zach Lavine thriving with the number 8 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 #8 has a major legacy to live up to.

So check out the list of famous athletes who wore 8 and help decide who deserves to rank the highest for wearing this iconic jersey number. Vote up your favorite athletes to wear the number 8.

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