Yankees to retire Derek Jeter's number in May

Tuesday December 6th, 2016

The New York Yankees will retire Derek Jeter's No. 2 jersey on May 14 against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium, the team announced.

Jeter will also get a plaque in Monument Park. He will be the 22nd player to have his number retired by the team.

With Jeter's number retired, all single digit numbers will be retired by the Yankees.

Jeter played all 20 of his major league seasons in a Yankee uniform and collected franchise-record 3,465 hits, which also ranks No. 6 all-time in MLB history. He also amassed ‎1,311 RBIs and 260 home runs while making 14 All-Star teams. 

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The Yankees have most recently retired Jorge Posada, Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera's numbers. Jeter won five World Series (1996, '98-99, 2000, '09) with thoseteammates. 

View the list of Yankees retired numbers below:

1 - Billy Martin

2 - Derek Jeter (to be retired on May 14)

3 - Babe Ruth

4 - Lou Gehrig

5 - Joe DiMaggio

6 - Joe Torre

7 - Mickey Mantle

8 - Yogi Berra/Bill Dickey

9 - Roger Maris

10 - Phil Rizzuto

15 - Thurman Munson

16 - Whitey Ford

20 - Jorge Posada

23 - Don Mattingly

32 - Elston Howard

37 - Casey Stengle

42 - Jackie Robinson/Mariano Rivera

44 - Reggie Jackson

46 - Andy Pettitte 

49 - Ron Guidy

51 - Bernie Williams

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