Engine #42

Picture is from the Indianapolis Fire Station 42 here.

I had personally never heard Bruce Sutter's nickname of "Engine #42" before trying to find something interesting to write about him. In 2006, Bruce's #42 was retired by the Cardinals. This may make him the only player ever to have their number #42 retired because every team has already retired #42 in honor of Jackie Robinson.

1977 Topps #144 Bruce Sutter Rookie Card

2009 Upper Deck Icons #LI-BS Bruce Sutter Jersey Relic

Comments

Bo said…
That will change when Mariano Rivera retires.
Matt F. said…
Good call. Forgot about that.
Anonymous said…
I still suspect Sutter used to pitch scuff balls by cutting them with his massive beard.

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