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Omar Vizquel to wear Luis Aparicio's 11

Updated: February 8, 2010, 5:03 PM ET
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The Chicago White Sox have unretired Luis Aparicio's No. 11, which will be worn by Omar Vizquel.

Aparicio is the only Venezuelan to be inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame. Vizquel, also a native of Venezuela, was acquired by the White Sox in November. He's worn No. 13 in the past, but that number currently is used by manager Ozzie Guillen. Vizquel's decision to wear No. 11 is a nod to his countryman.

"For me, it's like a huge celebration, trying to keep his name alive and ...

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