Don't look at the retired uniform numbers in left field and ask who wore No. 42 for the Orioles

True, there have been Orioles who wore the number 42, including catchers Frank Zupo and Charles Johnson, not none of them are being honored by that Number 42 hanging from the facade of the left field upper deck. That number honors Jackie Robinson, and was retired by major league baseball in 1997, on the 50th anniversary of Robinson breaking the color barrier in baseball. No active player has been given that number since.
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( Todd Olszewski, The Baltimore Sun / August 4, 2010 )

True, there have been Orioles who wore the number 42, including catchers Frank Zupo and Charles Johnson, not none of them are being honored by that Number 42 hanging from the facade of the left field upper deck. That number honors Jackie Robinson, and was retired by major league baseball in 1997, on the 50th anniversary of Robinson breaking the color barrier in baseball. No active player has been given that number since.

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