Retired Numbers - Local Sports Teams

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.

Name Number Team Dunker Games
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,
583, 778
Hrbek, Kent 14 Minnesota Twins 296, 335
Carew, Rod 29 Minnesota Twins 174, 220, 262, 265, 343,
627, 827
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

NOTES:
[1] Upon joining the league in 2000, the Minnesota Wild had a ceremony retiring #1 from circulation as a tribute to the fans.
[2] 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.
[3] 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.