Two more New York Yankees World Series champions will have their numbers retired…
The New York Yankees announced that they will retire the number of starting pitcher Andy Pettitte, who played 18 seasons of baseball while spending 15 of them with the Yankees.
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Pettitte helped lead the Yankees to five World Series titles. Outfielder Bernie Williams and catcher Jorge Posada, who won four championships apiece with the Yankees, will also have their numbers retired.
Williams spent all 16 seasons of his career with the Yankees and made five trips to the All-Star Game while hitting 287 home runs and 1,257 RBIs throughout his career.
Posada also spent his entire career with the Yankees for 17 seasons while being a five-time All-Star. He hit 275 home runs and 1,065 RBIs.
It will be difficult for future Yankees players to choose numbers due to their dynasty from the 1990s being recognized.
SportsCenter made the rumors of Williams and Posada having their numbers retired official on Twitter.
UPDATE: In addition to Andy Pettitte, Yankees announce they will also retire numbers of Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 16, 2015