Trevor Hoffman’s No. 15 is Retired

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Arizona Athletics, Chris Richards photo

The Arizona Wildcats honored Trevor Hoffman during their season opener against the University of Massachusetts–Lowell at Hi Corbett Field in February. Hoffman’s No. 15 jersey was retired in a special ceremony.

Hoffman was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in July 2018 after an 18-year career as a dominant relief pitcher, mostly for the San Diego Padres. Hoffman totaled 601 saves in his career and was a seven-time All-Star.

Hoffman played for Arizona in 1988 and 1989 as a shortstop before transitioning to the mound as a professional. Hoffman is the second former Wildcat baseball player to officially have his jersey retired, joining Terry Francona.