If Brian Bixler did wear No.24 that would be a story in itself.I thought No.24 was unofficially retired for the Say Hey Kid himself Willie Mays.The only time No.24 was ever worn for the Mets since Mays retired was in chronological order Kelvin
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Torve who wore it for 10 days in 1990 before the Mets realized they gave him that number by mistake and gave him No.39
instead.And the only other time No.24 was ever worn for the Mets was by Rickey Henderson as a player in 1999 to May 2000 who got cut for not running out a ball that he thought was a home run but wasn't and was playing poorly that year and as a coach in 2007.Henderson was given No.24 by the Mets because he wore No.24 earlier in his career and also because he's Rickey Henderson and he wanted that number.Henderson also wore No.35 earlier in his career but that number was already taken at the time by Rick Reed.But then again if Bixler's jersey is selling like hotcakes then maybe they will make an exception.(lol).
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