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The Greatest (Devil) Rays to Ever Wear... #4

Uncontested Numbers:

98- Jae Soe

97- Joe Beimel

80- Julio Santana

71- Damian Rolls

70- Joe Maddon(Manager)

68- Ruddy Lugo

63- Jim "The Rookie" Morris

62- Jeff Sparks

42- Jackie Robinson (Retired by the MLB)

12- Wade Boggs

6- John Flarherty

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As voted by Draysbay.com:

61- Travis Phelps (95% of the votes)

60- Jonny Gomes (61% of the votes)

59- Jorge Cantu (71% of the votes)

58- Wade Davis (54% of the votes)

57- Scott Kazmir (93% of the votes)

56- Tim Corcoran (50% of the votes)

55- Toby Hall (80% of the votes)

54- Geremi Gonzalez (53% of the votes)

53- Chad Bradford (83% of the votes)

52- Al Reyes (77% of the votes)

51- Trever Miller (60% of the votes)

50- Grant Balfour (64% of the votes)

49- Tanyon Sturtze (37% of the votes)

48- Joe Borowski (85% of the votes)

47- Victor Zambrano (94% of the votes)

46- Bobby Seay (57% of the votes)

45- Jim Mecir (67% of the votes)

44- Toby Hall (91% of the votes)

43- Esteban Yan (60% of the votes)

41- Paul Wilson (45% of the votes)

40- Troy Percival (52% of the votes)

39- J.P. Howell (66% of the votes)

38-Lance Carter (55% of the votes)

37-Seth McClung (65% of the votes)

36-Edwin Jackson (96% of the votes)

35-Dan Wheeler (54% of the votes)

34-Jeff Niemann (77% of the votes)

33-James Shields (81% of the votes)

32- Albie Lopez (55% of the votes)

31- Jonny Gomes (95% of the votes)

30- Rolando Arrojo (48% of the votes)

29- Fred McGriff (97% of the votes)

28- Danys Baez (66% of the votes)

27- Damon Hollins (52% of the votes)

26- Scott Kazmir (70% of the votes)

25- Russ Johnson (85% of the votes)

24- Tino Martinez (60% of the votes)

23- Carlos Pena (92% of the votes)

22- Matt Garza (91% of the votes)

21- Ty Wigginton (51% of the votes)

20- Miguel Cairo (57% of the votes)

19- Scott Kazmir (50% of the votes)

18- Ben Zobrist (88% of the votes)

17- Joe Kennedy (88% of the votes)

16-Travis Lee (50% of the votes)

15- Cliff Floyd (75% of the votes)

14- David Price (67% of the votes)

13- Carl Crawford (94% of the votes)

11- Jason Tyner (37% of the votes)

10- Damian Rolls (45% of the votes)


9- (Still Pending)


8- Jason Bartlett (83% of the votes)


5- Rocco Baldelli (100% of the votes)


Today, we'll discuss the number "4"

The Candidates:

Aaron Ledesma (1998-1999), Gerald Williams (1999-2000), Jason Conti (2002), Joey Gathright (2004-2006)

Aaron Ledesma was originally selected from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1997 Expansion Draft. Ledesma would go on to play in 188 games for the Devil Rays where he would have 175 hits, 31 doubles, 3 triples, 59 RBIs, and batted .295. Ledesma would be traded to the Colorado Rockies along with Rolando Arrojo for Vinny Castilla, in 1999.

Gerald Williams would play in 208 games where he would have 221 hits, 47 doubles, 2 triples, 25 homeruns, 106 RBIs, and batted .256.

Jason Conti was aquired along with Nick Bierbrodt from the Arizona Diamondbacks, in 2001, for Mike DiFelice and Albie Lopez. Conti played in 78 games where he had 57 hits, 15 doubles, 2 triples, 3 homeruns, 21 RBIs, and batted .257. Conti was later traded in 2003 to the Milwaukee Brewers for Javier Valitine.

Joey Gathright wore the number "4" while with the Devil Rays in 2006 before he was traded along with Fernando Cortez for J.P Howell from the Kansas City Royals, in 2006. In 2006 Gathright would play in 55 games where he would have 31 hits, 6 doubles, 13 RBIs, 12 stolen bases, and batted .201.

 So, Draysbay, I turn to you...

This post was written by a member of the DRaysBay community and does not necessarily express the views or opinions of DRaysBay staff.

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