What do Mets numbers 8, 17, 24 and 31 have in common with 7 and 57?

 

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FormerDirtDart
FormerDirtDart

30, 69 (cowards)  and  83-99 are also unassigned.


PaulsRandomStuf
PaulsRandomStuf

Bench coach  Bob Geren is still listed as No. 7, so Jose Reyes & Ed Kranepool fans shouldn't get too excited. Likewise, Tim Teufel still is listed for No. 18, so that's still in circulation.


Out of respect for his major league career, the no-hitter and September 2008, I think it's fitting to keep No. 57 out of circulation until somebody actually asks for it.


Nos. 8, 17, 24 & 31 are the only ones that seem to be unofficially retired on a semi-permanent basis.


Tom W
Tom W

No. 7 of course represents both the longest tenured Met and the greatest SS in team history....not that they'll retire it (would have eventually pre "the Plan," sadly).

FormerDirtDart
FormerDirtDart

Also, Jose Valverde still needs a number, so I'm thinking 57 looks likely. Unless Brown gives up 47 and takes 30

StadiumPage
StadiumPage

@Tom W Bob Geren (bench coach) has been wearing #7 since right after Jose left...

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