Don Maynard

Walt Frazier #10 of the New York Knicks drives to the basket against Dave Cowens #18 of the Boston Celtics during a game played in 1973 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 19-10

Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 19-10.

10/30/2014

Quarterback Billy Joe Tolliver of the San Diego Chargers throws the ball as New York Jets defensive lineman Dennis Byrd hits him during a game at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Ken Levine/Getty Images)

Jets Retire Dennis Byrd’s Number 90

The Jets retired Dennis Byrd’s number 90 on Sunday. The fans at MetLife Stadium gave the inspirational Byrd a standing ovation.

10/28/2012

Defensive lineman Dennis Byrd of the New York Jets tackles San Diego Chargers quarterback Billy Joe Hobert during a game at Jack Murphy Stadium in 1990. (Credit: Ken Levine /Allsport)

Schwartz: Dennis Byrd Will Finally Get The Honor That He Deserves

Byrd’s triumph over tragedy will take center stage this Sunday when his No. 90 jersey is retired at halftime of the Jets-Dolphins game at MetLife Stadium. The painful memories of that fateful December Sunday from 20 years ago will surely come to mind.

10/24/2012

Curtis Martin (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jets Retire Curtis Martin’s No. 28

The Jets retired Curtis Martin’s number 28 during halftime of Sunday’s game against the Bills.

09/09/2012

Stadium at SUNY Cortland (Credit: SUNY Cortland)

Schwartz: The Roundup From Jets Camp In Cortland

This is shaping up to be quite a weekend for Gang Green. The highlight of Friday’s practice was when Mark Sanchez threw a “game-winning” touchdown to Patrick Turner, after the defense dominated almost all of the workout.

08/03/2012

L - Joe Namath celebrates with his father after winning Super Bowl III (AP Photo), R - New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan throws a football during NFL football practice, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011 (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Keidel: The 40-Year Itch

Rex Ryan is not Namath, but there’s a sincerity to his hubris that makes him the perfect heir to Broadway Joe.

WFAN–01/14/2011

Hall Of Famer Don Maynard (credit: CBS 2)

‘You Can’t Catch Sunshine’

Hall of Famer Don Maynard was the first receiver ever to eclipse more than 10,000 yards in his career.

09/19/2010

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

B&C Show Blog & Audio: Gang Green Stinker

Gang Green opened up their 2010 season Monday night and took one on the chin. The outcome has Jets fans, Craigie included, already looking for the ‘panic’ button.

WFAN–09/14/2010

Joe Namath and Curtis Martin speak during the Ring of Honor inductees ceremony during halftime of a preseason NFL football game between the New York Giants and the Jets at New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., Monday, Aug. 16, 2010. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Jets Honor Namath, Martin, Maynard

At halftime of their preseason game at the New Meadowlands Stadium, the Jets opened their Ring of Honor by inducting Joe Namath, Don Maynard, Weeb Ewbank, Curtis Martin, Winston Hill and Joe Klecko.

WFAN–08/17/2010

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Jets Announce Ring of Honor Class

NEW YORK (AP) Joe Namath and Curtis Martin are among six Jets greats in the first class of the team’s Ring of Honor at its new stadium. Weeb Ewbank, Winston Hill, Joe Klecko and Don Maynard will also be enshrined Aug. 16.

WFAN–07/20/2010