Yankees to retire Jeter's iconic No. 2

- Derek Jeter's No. 2 is being retired, the last of the New York Yankees' single digits.

The Yankees said Tuesday the number will be retired on May 14 before a Mother's Day game against Houston, and a plaque in his honor will be unveiled in Monument Park during the ceremony.

Jeter's number is the 21st retired by the team. He won five World Series titles and was a 14-time All-Star during a 20-season career that ended in 2014 and he is sixth in career hits with 3,465.

Jeter set Yankees records for hits, games (2,747), at-bats (11,195), doubles (544) and stolen bases (358).

New York previously retired:

  • No. 1 (Billy Martin, 1986)
  • No. 3 (Babe Ruth, 1948),
  • No. 4 (Lou Gehrig, 1939)
  • No. 5 (Joe DiMaggio, 1952)
  • No. 6 (Joe Torre, 2014)
  • No. 7 (Mickey Mantle, 1969)
  • No. 8 (Yogi Berra and Bill Dickey, 1972)
  • No. 9 (Roger Maris, 1984)
  • No. 10 (Phil Rizzuto, 1985)
  • No. 15 (Thurman Munson, 1979)
  • No. 16 (Whitey Ford, 1974)
  • No. 20 (Jorge Posada, 2015)
  • No. 23 (Don Mattingly, 1997)
  • No. 32 (Elston Howard, 1984)
  • No. 37 (Casey Stengel, 1970)
  • No. 42 (Mariano Rivera, 2013)
  • No. 44 (Reggie Jackson, 1993)
  • No. 46 (Andy Pettitte, 2015)
  • No. 49 (Ron Guidry, 2003)
  • No. 51 (Bernie Williams, 2015)

In addition, Jackie Robinson's No. 42 was retired throughout the major leagues in 1997.

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