Seriously, what took so long?
The New York Yankees announced on Thursday that they will retire the No. 6 which had been worn by former manager Joe Torre.
With the retiring of the No. 6 and Derek Jeter’s retirement at the end of this season the Yankees will no longer have any single digit numbers available.
Below is a list of single digit number which have or will be retired by the Yankees
Here are the single digit numbers retired by the Yankees:
The No. 10 has been retired for Phil Rizzuto. Brett Gardner, who wears No. 11, is the lowest digit on the Yankees roster.
Torre managed the Yankees from 1996-2007 winning four World Series. Torre is currently the Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and will be part of the 2014 MLB Hall of Fame class.