If you were to poll the general population as to which jersey number a person wore as a kid over the last few decades – it’s likely that Michael Jordan’s No. 23 would be at the top of the list.
However, the most underrated jersey number in sports just may be No. 5—specifically in the baseball world, where there were a slew of big-time players that donned this crooked number on his jersey—including arguably the best of today and yesterday.
In particular, here are my top 10 greatest baseball players to wear No. 5: