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9 is the number of innings in a baseball game, not counting extra innings. It is also the number of players in the batting order. A team that wins by forfeit is credited with a 9-0 victory.

When keeping score, 9 represents the right fielder.

In addition to the players listed below, the 2000 Montreal Expos wore a black armband with number 9 in honor of hockey great Maurice Richard, who wore the number with the Montreal Canadiens and passed away during the season.

For a few seasons, Benito Santiago wore the number 09.

Notable players who have worn this number[edit]