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The Best Athletes Who Wore #91 

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Updated February 5, 2020 631 votes 40 voters 47 items

List Rules Only athletes who wore 91 for at least one professional season.

The best players to wear 91 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 NHL players with number 91 jerseys include Sergei Federov, John Tavares, and Steven Stamkos, all Hall of Fame-level players whose career highlights are among the greatest moments in hockey history. 

Football stars have had success with the number as well with Kevin Greene, Chris Long, and Cameron Wake thriving with the number 91 in the NFL. Baseball and basketball aren’t too far behind with quite a few superstars rocking the number in MLB and NBA history. It's all proof that anyone who wears #91 has a major legacy to live up to.

So check out the list of famous athletes who wore 91 and help decide who deserves to rank the highest for wearing this iconic jersey number. Vote up your favorite athletes to wear the number 91.

Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Athletes Who Wore #91
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League: NBA

Years Active: 1986-2000

Stats: 6,683 points, 11,954 rebounds, 1,600 assists

Career Highlights
Basketball Hall of Fame inductee (2011)
2x NBA All-Star
2x Defensive Player of the Year

Birthplace: USA, Trenton, New Jersey

Position: Small forward, Power forward

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Kevin Greene is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Athletes Who Wore #91
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League: NFL

Years Active: 1985-1999

Stats: 773 tackles, 160 sacks, 23 forced fumbles, 5 interceptions

Career Highlights
Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee (2016)
5x Pro Bowl
3x All-Pro

Birthplace: Schenectady, New York

Position: Linebacker

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#140 of 1,536 The Best Football Players Ever #45 of 519 The Greatest Defenders in NFL History #14 of 155 The Greatest Linebackers of All Time

Justin Tuck is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Athletes Who Wore #91
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League: NFL

Years Active: 2005-2015

Stats: 510 tackles, 66.5 sacks, 22 forced fumbles, 3 interceptions

Career Highlights
2x Pro Bowl
1x first-team All-Pro

Birthplace: Kellyton, Alabama

Position: Defensive end

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John Tavares is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Athletes Who Wore #91
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League: NHL

Years Active: 2009-present

Stats: 337 goals, 413 assists, 750 points

Career Highlights
6x NHL All-Star

Birthplace: Mississauga, Canada

Position: Centerman

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