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  1. So awesome. I now hope to one day spot a Jeff Clement Mariners jersey.

    I find the TMac jersey more surprising.

    Comment by Kyle — June 20, 2012 @ 4:07 pm

  2. I own a Jurickson Profar jersey. Same deal, no?

    Comment by A Family Guy — June 20, 2012 @ 4:40 pm

  3. I’m not sure if its entirely the same. But I am sure that I am jealous of you.

    Comment by Robert J. Baumann — June 20, 2012 @ 4:45 pm

  4. Or a coincidence most fortunate, the man is a member of the greater Williamson clan, which is to say his last name is Williamson. Debate rages on over the personalized jersey featuring your own last name, but when the fates align and your name matches that of an on field player, well it’s easy sailing from there on. That is, unless your relative happens to be the worst draft in the franchise.

    I achieved a similar feat in much happier fashion, when Billy Taylor was called up the A’s in 1994. Luckily he wound up being a decently effective closer and did not bring shame to our clan.

    Comment by Mac — June 20, 2012 @ 5:56 pm

  5. Having grown up as a Brewers fan in the 90s, I have a strange affection for those hideous uniforms. Also, a strange affection for those mediocre players. Dave Nilsson, anyone? So, chalk me up as a masochist, I guess.

    Comment by Toasty — June 20, 2012 @ 6:27 pm

  6. The fact that the jersey has Antone’s number and is from the generation of uniforms the Brewers wore during Antone’s brief stint w/ the club leads me to believe that it’s more than coincidence. I thought of that at first, and double checked to make sure that was his number. I recognized the hideous jersey style as being from the Williamson era immediately.

    Comment by Robert J. Baumann — June 20, 2012 @ 7:26 pm

  7. Oh, I agree. They’re ugly, but I have a fondness for them for sure.

    Nilsson was better than mediocre, but Brewers fans who suffered through the 1990s probably remember him as being greater than he was because he was the best guy on horrible or mediocre teams.

    You should have said, “John Jaha, anyone?”

    Comment by Robert J. Baumann — June 20, 2012 @ 7:28 pm

  8. the grace jersey is no surprise. straggler cubs “fans” will forever be wandering lost into brewer games (whether the cubs are in town or not) in their “gear.” this is how baseball fandom is perceived and projected by these people. FIBs, if you will.

    Comment by manuscript — June 21, 2012 @ 12:07 am

  9. I saw a man wearing a Cal Eldred jerseys the other day.

    Comment by Quinn — April 17, 2013 @ 2:42 pm

  10. Antone works with me. He is a technical recruiter. I validated the jersey to be true.

    Comment by levi — May 23, 2013 @ 7:03 pm

  11. Tell him NotGraphs says, “Hi,” and that if he ever wants to do an interview to hit me up. :)

    Comment by Robert J. Baumann — May 23, 2013 @ 7:38 pm

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