Sports stars who have embraced 'unlucky' No. 13

Updated: May 13, 2011, 4:36 PM ET
By Amanda Rykoff

In honor of Friday the 13th, the most unlucky day on the calendar, espnW takes a look at the athletes past and present who have proudly sported the number.

MLB: Alex Rodriguez The All-Star third baseman didn't always flout superstition with his jersey number. In Seattle and Texas, he wore No. 3 before being traded to the Yankees. When he arrived in the Bronx in 2004, No. 3 was not available -- the team had retired it in honor of some guy named Babe Ruth. So he opted for 13 and ...

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