Number 19 has more ties to Quebec City than COVID

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Michel Laplante, wearing number 19, is now the Québec Capitales’ president. He was the team’s star pitcher during its inaugural season in 1999.

The number 19 has been associated with the novel coronavirus since the start of the pandemic that will change the rest of our lives.
On the local sports scene, the number 19 is also associated with many great athletes who have represented Quebec City. From the Nordiques to the Capitales and the Rouge et Or, here are some athletes who proudly wore the number 19 for local sports teams.