Ryu’s No. 99 jersey ranks 18th on best-selling list

July 10, 2014
Ryu's No. 99 jersey, No.17 in the second half of last season, fell off the top selling list during the offseason, but made it back in the first half of this season. (Yonhap)

Ryu’s No. 99 jersey is the 18th best-selling jersey since the opening day. (Yonhap)

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association on Wednesday announced the 20 best-selling player jerseys based on Majestic Athletic sales at the MLB.com Shop since Opening Day, and Los Angeles Dodgers’ Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin was 18th on the list.

The Dodgers are the only team with three players among the top 20 – Clayton Kershaw at No. 3, Yasiel Puig at No. 9, and Ryu at No. 18.

The retiring New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter  got the top honor.

The top 20, as released by MLB and based on jersey sales at mlb.com:

1.    Derek Jeter, New York Yankees

2.    Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants

3.    Clayton Kershaw,  Los Angeles Dodgers

4.    David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox

5.    Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox

6.    Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals

7.    Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

8.    David Wright, New York Mets

9.    Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers

10.  Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers

11.  Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates

12.  Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves

13.  Robinson Cano, Seattle Mariners

14.  Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees

15.  Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs

16.  Manny Machado, Baltimore Orioles

17.  Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals

18.  Hyun-Jin Ryu, Los Angeles Dodgers

19.  Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants

20.  Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers