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Should NASCAR Retire Car Numbers to Honor Its All-Time Greats?

Every major professional sport retires the numbers of its greatest players—except NASCAR. For a player to have his number retired after a standout career, it's an homage to the greatness and accomplishments that an athlete achieved while wearing that number in his career. It's also, usually, the cherry on top when a player is voted into the Hall of Fame of his respective sport. Major League Baseball's New York Yankees retired Babe Ruth's illustrious No. 3 more than 65 years ago. No one who ever plays for the NFL's San Francisco 49ers will wear Joe Montana's No. 16. NHL Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky has the rare distinction of having his No. 99 retired by two teams, the Edmonton Oilers and Los Angeles Kings. The NBA's Chicago Bulls will ...

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