eBay is awesome.
I realize that’s the understatement of the week, but, I stand by it…the site is pretty damn sweet. Simply put, if you can dream it, I’d wager a bet you can find it on eBay.
After seeing this tweet Monday night, I was sent to the auction site to look for similar items up for bid and stumbled upon an awesome retro Tony Gwynn jersey. And let’s be honest, Mr. Padre’s Number 19 on the back of that brown and mustard San Diego jersey looks dope.
Sick, right? There’s one big problem with this.
First, in 1980, a then-20-year-old Gwynn was patrolling leftfield for the San Diego State Aztecs, not the Padres. The eventual Hall of Famer wasn’t drafted until 1981 and didn’t make his debut for the Friars until June of 1982.
(h/t Jeff Pearlman)