How Michael Young and Adrian Beltre caused the Rangers to change their policy for retiring jersey numbers

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How Michael Young and Adrian Beltre caused the Rangers to change their policy for retiring jersey numbers
How Michael Young and Adrian Beltre caused the Rangers to change their policy for retiring jersey numbers

Rangers GM Jon Daniels joined the Ben and Skin show on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM] recently to talk all things about the team. Here are some of the highlights: On why the Rangers changed their policy for how they decide to retire players' numbers: Daniels: "The Rangers' tradition had been that only guys that were going to the Baseball Hall of Fame would get their numbers retired. When Adrian [Beltre] came up, we didn't want to wait five years and that led us to have a conversation about Michael and the idea, you know, 'Why do we have this policy?' "We're not the Yankees or the Dodgers that have this 130-year legacy or whatever it is. That might work for them, it doesn't necessarily work for us.

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