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Best Baseball Players by Number: 23-46

No. 25


Barry Bonds

No. 25
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Bonds wore No. 24 with the Pirates from 1986 to '92 in honor of his godfather, Willie Mays, but switched to 25 when he arrived in San Francisco.

Runner-up: Mark McGwire

Worthy of consideration:
Jose Cruz, Carlos Delgado (Blue Jays),
Andruw Jones, Derrek Lee,
Rafael Palmeiro and Jim Thome
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