Note for University of Minnesota sports: in most instances it's the "player's name, jersey and number" that was retired. In those instances, the number is still active and could be in use by a current student-athlete.
|Killebrew, Harmon||3||Minnesota Twins||093, 181, 315||Oliva, Tony||6||Minnesota Twins||216, 632, 660||Kelly, Tom||10||Minnesota Twins||342, 357, 403, 417, 444,
459, 477, 494, 546, 563,
|Hrbek, Kent||14||Minnesota Twins||296, 335||Carew, Rod||29||Minnesota Twins||174, 220, 262, 265, 343,
|Puckett, Kirby||34||Minnesota Twins||317, 436, 577||Blyleven, Bert||28||Minnesota Twins||187, 228, 492, 500, 520,
613, 632, 701, 769
|Robinson, Jackie||42||Major League Baseball||67||Gretzky, Wayne||99||National Hockey League||Fans||1||Minnesota Wild||Goldsworthy, Bill||8||Minnesota North Stars||226||Masterson, Bill||19||Minnesota North Stars||Sealy, Malik||2||Minnesota Timberwolves||Tarkenton, Fran||10||Minnesota Vikings||100, 147, 213, 263||Tingelhoff, Mick||53||Minnesota Vikings||Marshall, Jim||70||Minnesota Vikings||Stringer, Korey||77||Minnesota Vikings||Carter, Cris||80||Minnesota Vikings||435, 817||Page, Alan||88||Minnesota Vikings||188||Hudson, Lou||14||Gopher Men's Basketball||136||Mencel, Chuck||30||Gopher Men's Basketball||045||Tucker, Trent||32||Gopher Men's Basketball||520||Skoog, Whitey||41||Gopher Men's Basketball||Thompson, Mychal||43||Gopher Men's Basketball||McHale, Kevin||44||Gopher Men's Basketball||275, 458, 478, 640||Breuer, Randy||45||Gopher Men's Basketball||275, 382||Brewer, Jim||52||Gopher Men's Basketball||783||Garmaker, Dick||53||Gopher Men's Basketball||Mayasich, John||8||Gopher Men's Hockey||045||Giel, Paul||10||Gopher Football||028, 127, 221, 264, 331||Stephens, Sandy||15||Gopher Football||101||Smith, Bruce||54||Gopher Football||Nagurski, Bronko||72||Gopher Football||Bell, Bobby||78||Gopher Football||101, 754, 762|
 Upon joining the league in 2000, the Minnesota Wild had a ceremony retiring #1 from circulation as a tribute to the fans.
 Malik Sealy died in a car crash in St. Louis Park, MN, on May 20, 2000, while playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves. His #2 was retired posthumously.
 Korey Stringer suffered from heat stroke during the Vikings 2001 preseason training camp, and died as a result of complications. The Vikings retired his jersey number 77 during the 2001 season.