The (then) newest member of the 300 home run club, free agent outfielder Ron Gant signed with the San Diego Padres in 2002. The offered Padres batting practice jersey was worn by Gant as he spent 2002 with his eighth different suitor. A rare one-year style, the blue mesh button-down garment features "Padres" across the chest in white twill, "9" sewn to the back and left front and "GANT" arched atop the back number in like fashion. The club's "SD" logo adorns the left sleeve, while the right sleeve has a "26" patch in memory of fallen teammate Mike Darr. All-original and unaltered, the jersey shows solid wear with proper tagging that is detailed on our website.
The left front tail is home to a "Majestic" label and an accompanying size "48" flap tag. Within the left side seam, a fabric content tag has a "0006" procode. Embroidered in Padres team colors, an MLB silhouette logo decorates the base of the neck.
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