Yes they do. Numbers and stats are a key ingredient in every sport. It could be an extraordinary score in golf to remember or someone's time in a marathon. Often a number beside the name makes the Art that much more special and unique to the receiver. It could identify an achievement; the number they wear when they play or the number of their favorite athlete. Most important it gives our customers greater ability to personalize a gift. We also have a limited number of special characters ' & - # and : Often we see #1 COACH chosen for a team gift. If we are missing an important character please let us know.