- Number retired: July 31, 1993
- Seasons with franchise: 1974-1984, '92
- Named Franchise Player of the Year: 1975, '77, '80, '84
- 7-time All-star with franchise: 1975, 1979-1984
- Named NL Rookie of the Year: 1975
- In 2003, became the first player to be inducted into the Hall of Fame wearing a Montreal cap
Nationals' and Expos' all-time retired numbers
The history of the franchise dates back to 1969, when the expansion Montreal Expos were founded. Before moving to Washington, D.C., before the 2005 season, Montreal retired three numbers to honor four players, encompassing homegrown talents that blossomed into superstars and the franchise's first marquee star, who was acquired in a trade.
Although each of these numbers remain in circulation with the Nationals, here is a look at the numbers retired by the Expos:
#8 - Gary Carter
#10 - Andre Dawson
- Number retired: July 6, 1997
- Seasons with franchise: 1976-1986
- Named Franchise Player of the Year: 1981, '83
- 3-time All-star with franchise: 1981-1983
- Named NL Rookie of the Year: 1977
#10 - Rusty Staub
- Number retired: May 15, 1993
- Seasons with franchise: 1969-1971, 1979
- Named Franchise Player of the Year: 1969 -- the franchise's inaugural season
- 3-time All-star with franchise: 1969-1971
#30 - Tim Raines
- Number retired: June 19, 2004
- Seasons with franchise: 1979-1990, 2001
- Named Franchise Player of the Year: 1983, '85, '86
- 7-time All-star with franchise: 1981-1987
- Named NL Rookie of the Year: 1981
#42 - Jackie Robinson
- In 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first African American man to play in the Major Leagues.
- Number retired throughout baseball in 1997.
- Played for Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947-56.
- From his Hall of Fame Plaque:
- "Leading NL batter in 1949. Holds fielding mark for second baseman playing in 150 or more games with .992. Led NL in stolen bases in 1947 and 1949. Most Valuable Player in 1949. Lifetime batting average .311. Joint record holder for most double plays by second baseman, 137 in 1951. Led second baseman in double plays 1949-50-51-52."