On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the eleventh year, let us remember the greats who have worn #11 as part of Washington D.C. teams. The argument can be made that #11 is the most prolific number in D.C. annals — worn by two Hall of Famers, retired by two teams and currently worn by a face of the franchise.

Elvin Hayes

Found on internet

Washington Bullets 1973-1981 (Hall of Fame, 1978 NBA Champion, retired number )

Mike Gartner

Found on internet
Schultz, Gartner, Labre signing autographs

Washington Capitals 1979-1989 (Hall of Fame, retired number)

Mark Rypien

I had a Sports Illustrated subscription at the time, so this is fair use, right?

Washington Redskins 1986-1993 (Super Bowl XXVI MVP)

Ryan Zimmerman

Pretty sure this is from Cathy T and I picked it because he was high-cuffed

Ryan Zimmerman – Washington Nationals (2019 World Series Champion, Most home runs in DC history)

Minor update 11/11/2020

Author: WFY

Yet another Washingtonian pushing the ubiquitous Nats/DC sports, Penn State, commuting, bicycling, kayaking, broomball, skiing, gin & tonic agenda.